Anderson

[an-der-suh n]
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noun


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  • When you have left your office to go to Anderson & Wallace, destroy it carefully.

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    William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander

  • “My dear Mr. Hamilton, we have had so little time,” Mr. Anderson expostulated.

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    William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander

  • Anderson thought so too, and with Constable Lowe went down to the place.

  • Anderson was convinced that the bed of that slough, if uncovered, could unfold a tale.

  • The work was well done and Anderson's expectations were not disappointed.


British Dictionary definitions for anderson

Anderson

1

noun

a river in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories, rising in lakes north of Great Bear Lake and flowing west and north to the Beaufort Sea. Length: about 580 km (360 miles)

Anderson

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noun

Carl David. 1905–91, US physicist, who discovered the positron in cosmic rays (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1936
Elizabeth Garrett. 1836–1917, English physician and feminist: a campaigner for the admission of women to the professions
John. 1893–1962, Australian philosopher, born in Scotland, whose theories are expounded in Studies in Empirical Philosophy (1962)
Dame Judith, real name Frances Margaret Anderson. 1898–1992, Australian stage and film actress
Lindsay (Gordon) 1923–94, British film and theatre director: his films include This Sporting Life (1963), If (1968), O Lucky Man! (1973), and The Whales of August (1987)
Marian. 1902–93, US contralto, the first Black permanent member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York
Philip Warren. born 1923, US physicist, noted for his work on solid-state physics. Nobel prize for physics 1977
Sherwood. 1874–1941, US novelist and short-story writer, best known for Winesburg Ohio (1919), a collection of short stories illustrating small-town life
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anderson in Medicine

Anderson

[ăndər-sən]Elizabeth 1836-1917

British physician. The first licensed British woman doctor (1865), she established medical courses for women at a dispensary in London.
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