[ ham-uh l-tuh n ]
/ ˈhæm əl tən /
Alexander,1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
Alice,1869–1970, U.S. physician, educator, and toxicologist.
Edith,1867–1963, U.S. classical scholar and writer.
Lady Emma,Amy, or Emily, Lyon, 1765?–1815, mistress of Viscount Nelson.
Sir Ian Standish Mon·teith [mon-teeth] /ˈmɒn tiθ/, 1853–1947, British general.
Sir William,1788–1856, Scottish philosopher.
Sir William Rowan [roh-uh n] /ˈroʊ ən/, 1805–65, Irish mathematician and astronomer.
former name of Churchill River.
Also called Grand River. a river flowing E through S Labrador into the Atlantic. 600 miles (965 km).
Mount, a mountain of the Coast Range in California, near San Jose: site of Lick Observatory. 4209 feet (1283 meters).
a seaport in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.
a city on central North Island, in New Zealand.
an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in S Scotland. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
a city in this district, SE of Glasgow.
a city in SW Ohio.
a seaport in and the capital of Bermuda.
a male given name.
We Can Thank Alexander Hamilton For Giving Us These WordsSince Lin Manuel Miranda turned Hamilton from a mysterious face on our $10 bill to a household name, the impact this "bastard orphan" had on our modern lives has become increasingly apparent. Case in point: Many of the words and phrases used on a daily basis in America are thought to have originated with everyone's favorite "ten dollar founding father."
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British Dictionary definitions for alexander hamilton (1 of 2)
/ (ˈhæməltən) /
a port in central Canada, in S Ontario on Lake Ontario: iron and steel industry. Pop: 618 820 (2001)
a city in New Zealand, on central North Island. Pop: 129 300 (2004 est)
a town in S Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow. Pop: 48 546 (2001)
the capital and chief port of Bermuda. Pop: 3461 (2000)
the former name of Churchill (def. 1)
British Dictionary definitions for alexander hamilton (2 of 2)
/ (ˈhæməltən) /
Alexander. ?1757–1804, American statesman. He was a leader of the Federalists and as first secretary of the Treasury (1789–95) established a federal bank
Lady Emma. ?1765–1815, mistress of Nelson
James, 1st Duke of Hamilton. 1606–49, Scottish supporter of Charles I in the English Civil War: defeated by Cromwell at the Battle of Preston and executed
Lewis (Carl) . born 1985, English racing driver; Formula One world champion (2008)
Richard. 1922–2011, British artist: a pioneer of the pop art style
Sir William Rowan. 1805–65, Irish mathematician: founded Hamiltonian mechanics and formulated the theory of quaternions
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Medicine definitions for alexander hamilton
[ hăm′əl-tən ]
American toxicologist and physician known for her research on occupational poisons and her book Industrial Poisons in the United States (1925).
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