[ pah-mer or for 6, pahl- ]
/ ˈpɑ mər or for 6, ˈpɑl- /
Alice Elvira,1855–1902, U.S. educator.
Arnold,born 1929, U.S. golfer.
Daniel David,1845–1913, Canadian originator of chiropractic medicine.
George Herbert,1842–1933, U.S. educator, philosopher, and author.
James AlvinJim,born 1945, U.S. baseball player.
a town in S Massachusetts.
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British Dictionary definitions for alice palmer (1 of 2)
/ (ˈpɑːmə) /
(in Medieval Europe) a pilgrim bearing a palm branch as a sign of his visit to the Holy Land
(in Medieval Europe) an itinerant monk
(in Medieval Europe) any pilgrim
any of various artificial angling flies characterized by hackles around the length of the body
Word Origin for palmer
C13: from Old French palmier, from Medieval Latin palmārius, from Latin palma palm
British Dictionary definitions for alice palmer (2 of 2)
/ (ˈpɑːmə) /
Arnold. born 1929, US professional golfer: winner of seven major championships, including four in the US Masters (1958, 1960, 1962, 1964) and two in the British Open (1961,1962)
Samuel. 1805–81, English painter of visionary landscapes, influenced by William Blake
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