Cary

[ kair-ee, kar-ee ]

noun
  1. Alice, 1820–71, U.S. poet (sister of Phoebe Cary).

  2. (Arthur) Joyce (Lu·nel) [loon-l], /ˈlun l/, 1888–1957, English novelist.

  1. Henry Francis, 1772–1844, British writer and translator.

  2. Phoebe, 1824–71, U.S. poet (sister of Alice Cary).

  3. a town in central North Carolina.

  4. a male given name.

  5. a female given name, form of Caroline.

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Cary

/ (ˈkɛərɪ, ˈkærɪ) /


noun
  1. (Arthur) Joyce (Lunel). 1888–1957, British novelist; author of Mister Johnson (1939), A House of Children (1941), and The Horse's Mouth (1944)

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