- Thomas3rd Baron Fairfax of Cameron, 1612–71, British general: commander in chief of the parliamentary army 1645–50.
- Thomas6th Baron Fairfax of Cameron, 1692–1782, English colonist in Virginia.
- a town in NE Virginia.
- a male given name.
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That monster proved to be the same person who attacked the woman in Fairfax.The Math That Keeps Helping College Rapists
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He takes adult classes at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles and works at a furniture store.The Immigrant Kids Suing America
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As he walked to his car and I turned right onto Fairfax Avenue, I honked my horn.Michael Hastings' Hunger for Life
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Jacqueline Stellar from Fairfax, Virginia, expressed the same sentiment.Can Suze Orman Save America?
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Fairfax County, the most populous jurisdiction in the state, was once a Republican bastion.Virginia Election: 5 Things to Watch Tuesday
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Fairfax it seems had been down that way, and had left abundant traces of his visit.Micah Clarke
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Fairfax was coming up, and reached Naseby at five in the morning.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
At the Fairfax Murray sale in 1918 the quarto Lyons edition made £130.The Book-Hunter at Home
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Guides and horses may be engaged at Fairfax for the Spray Park trail.The Mountain that was 'God'
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Here Fairfax took up his quarters after the town had been taken.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts
- Thomas, 3rd Baron Fairfax. 1612–71, English general and statesman: commanded the Parliamentary army (1645–50), defeating Charles I at Naseby (1645). He was instrumental in restoring Charles II to the throne (1660)
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