Gary

[gair-ee, gar-ee]
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noun

Elbert Henry,1846–1927, U.S. financier and lawyer.
a port in NW Indiana, on Lake Michigan.
a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “spear bearer.”

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Gary

noun

a port in NW Indiana, on Lake Michigan: a major world steel producer. Pop: 99 961 (2003 est)
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Gary

masc. proper name, also a surname, from Norman form of Old Norse geiri, Old Danish geri "spear" (see gar).

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