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Allen

[ al-uhn ]
/ ˈæl ən /
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British Dictionary definitions for Allen (1 of 2)

Allen1
/ (ˈælən) /

noun

Bog of Allen a region of peat bogs in central Ireland, west of Dublin. Area: over 10 sq km (3.75 sq miles)
Lough Allen a lake in Ireland, in county Leitrim

British Dictionary definitions for Allen (2 of 2)

Allen2
/ (ˈælən) /

noun

Ethan. 1738–89, American soldier during the War of Independence who led the Green Mountain Boys of Vermont
Lily (Rose Beatrice), born 1985, English pop singer; one of the first performers to come to prominence through exposure on the networking website MySpace rather than through record release
Sir Thomas. born 1944, British operatic baritone
Woody. real name Allen Stewart Konigsberg. born 1935, US film comedian, screenwriter, and director. His films as an actor and director include Annie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Bullets over Broadway (1994), and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for Allen

Allen
[ ălən ]
Edgar 1892-1943

American anatomist who is noted for his studies of hormones and for the discovery (1923) of estrogen.
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