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[mahr-kuh m] /ˈmɑr kəm/
Beryl, 1902–86, English aviation pioneer: first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean east to west 1936.
(Charles) Edwin, 1852–1940, U.S. poet.
Mount, a mountain in Antarctica, SW of the Ross Sea. 15,100 feet (4600 meters).
a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, near Toronto.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago. Unabridged
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  • Senator Markham, the bulky, red-faced Chairman greeted them.

    The Unlearned Raymond F. Jones
  • "They're so snaky, dark, and deceitful-looking," interrupted Mrs. Markham.

  • Markham was thrown much in the signora's society during his visit at her father's house.

    The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4 George W. M. Reynolds
  • "They might, at least, have dressed themselves," she whispered to Mrs. Markham.

  • Ask Markham about the geraniums, Geoffry—how he could dare to do such a thing without orders.

  • Had Mrs. Markham any previous knowledge of the Senor's real character?

  • That lady was terrible incensed against the whole Markham race, for through them she had been touched on a tender point.

    Ethelyn's Mistake Mary Jane Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for Markham


Mount Markham, a mountain in Antarctica, in Victoria Land. Height: 4350 m (14 272 ft)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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