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Campbell

[ kam-buhl, kam-uhl ]
/ ˈkæm bəl, ˈkæm əl /
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noun

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Campbell
/ (ˈkæmbəl) /

noun

Sir Colin, Baron Clyde. 1792–1863, British field marshal who relieved Lucknow for the second time (1857) and commanded in Oudh, suppressing the Indian Mutiny
Donald. 1921–67, English water speed record-holder
Sir Malcolm, father of Donald Campbell. 1885–1948, English racing driver and land speed record-holder
Mrs Patrick, original name Beatrice Stella Tanner. 1865–1940, English actress
Roy. 1901–57, South African poet. His poetry is often satirical and includes The Flaming Terrapin (1924)
Thomas. 1777–1844, Scottish poet and critic, noted particularly for his war poems Hohenlinden and Ye Mariners of England
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