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Ramsey

[ram-zee]
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noun
  1. Arthur MichaelBaron Ramsey of Canterbury, 1904–1988, English clergyman and scholar: archbishop of Canterbury 1961–74.
  2. a town in NE New Jersey.
  3. a town in SE Minnesota.
  4. a male given name: from a Scandinavian word meaning “wooded island.”
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  • There is a river famous for trout that rises in Sulby glen and flows into Ramsey harbour.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • Robbie left her at the church door, and he's off by the Ramsey packet for England.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • She had little errands there that could not be done in Ramsey.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • Csar was coming in from the preaching-room, and Pete from the new house at Ramsey.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • I believe in my heart, Philip, nobody in Ramsey went to bed the first night at all.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine


British Dictionary definitions for ramsey

Ramsey

noun
  1. Sir Alf (red) (Ernest). 1922–99, English footballer and football manager, who played for England 32 times and managed England when they won the World Cup (1966)
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