Gates

[ geyts ]
/ geɪts /

noun

Horatio, 1728–1806, American Revolutionary general, born in England.
William "Bill", born 1956, U.S. entrepreneur.

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Gates
/ (ɡeɪts) /

noun

Bill, full name William Henry Gates. born 1955, US computer-software executive and philanthropist; founder (1976) of Microsoft Corporation
Henry Louis. born 1950, US scholar and critic, who pioneered African-American studies in such works as Figures in Black (1987)
Horatio. ?1728–1806, American Revolutionary general: defeated the British at Saratoga (1777)
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