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[kam-er-uh n, kam-ruh n]
  1. Julia Margaret,1815–79, English photographer, born in India.
  2. Richard,1648?–80, Scottish Covenanter.
  3. Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,238 feet (4342 meters).
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Related formsCam·er·o·ni·an [kam-uh-roh-nee-uh n, -rohn-yuh n] /ˌkæm əˈroʊ ni ən, -ˈroʊn yən/, adjective, noun
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  1. David (William Donald). born 1966, British politician; leader of the Conservative party from 2005; prime minister from 2010
  2. (Mark) James (Walter). 1911–85, British journalist, author, and broadcaster. His books include Witness in Vietnam (1966) and Point of Departure (1967).
  3. Julia Margaret. 1815–79, British photographer, born in India, renowned for her portrait photographs.
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Word Origin and History for cameron


Highland clan name, from Gaelic camshron "wry or hooked nose."

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