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Gregory

[ greg-uh-ree ]
/ ˈgrɛg ə ri /
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noun

Lady Augusta Isabella Augusta Persse, 1852–1932, Irish dramatist.
Horace, 1898–1982, U.S. poet and critic.
James, 1638–75, Scottish mathematician.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “watchful.”

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Gregory
/ (ˈɡrɛɡərɪ) /

noun

Lady (Isabella) Augusta (Persse). 1852–1932, Irish dramatist; a founder and director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin
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