- Edward KennedyDuke, 1899–1974, U.S. jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor.
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Ellington had everything ready when the girl reached the stream.The Romance of the Coast
Ellington claimed that he had escaped from him sixteen years before.The Fugitive Slave Law and Its Victims
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Please acknowledge the receipt of the letter and box, and oblige the Anti-slavery Society of Ellington.The Underground Railroad
Another and not less striking example is presented by Snipsic, the modern name of a pond between Ellington and Tolland.The Composition of Indian Geographical Names
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John Thompson of Ellington had a bullet hole through his jaws, incapacitating him for further service.
- Duke, nickname of Edward Kennedy Ellington. 1899–1974, US jazz composer, pianist, and conductor, famous for such works as "Mood Indigo" and "Creole Love Call"