Crosby

[ krawz-bee, kroz- ]
/ ˈkrɔz bi, ˈkrɒz- /

noun

Bing Harry Lillis Crosby, 1904–77, U.S. singer and actor.

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British Dictionary definitions for Crosby (1 of 2)

Crosby1
/ (ˈkrɒzbɪ) /

noun

a town in NW England, in Sefton unitary authority, Merseyside. Pop: 51 789 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for Crosby (2 of 2)

Crosby2
/ (ˈkrɒzbɪ) /

noun

Bing, real name Harry Lillis Crosby. 1904–77, US singer and film actor; famous for his style of crooning: best known for the song "White Christmas" from the film Holiday Inn (1942)
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