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Revere

[ri-veer]
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noun
  1. Paul,1735–1818, American silversmith and patriot, famous for his night horseback ride, April 18, 1775, to warn Massachusetts colonists of the coming of British troops.
  2. a city in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay, near Boston: seaside resort.
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British Dictionary definitions for paul revere

revere

verb
  1. (tr) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate
Derived Formsreverable, adjectivereverer, noun

Word Origin

C17: from Latin reverēri, from re- + verērī to fear, be in awe of

Revere

noun
  1. Paul . 1735–1818, American patriot and silversmith, best known for his night ride on April 18, 1775, to warn the Massachusetts colonists of the coming of the British troops
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Word Origin and History for paul revere

revere

v.

1660s, from French révérer, from Latin revereri "revere, fear" (see reverence (n.), which also was the earlier form of the verb). Related: Revered; revering.

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