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Hawkins

[ haw-kinz ]
/ ˈhɔ kɪnz /
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noun
Sir Anthony Hope "Anthony Hope", 1863–1933, English novelist and playwright.
Coleman, 1904–69, U.S. jazz saxophonist.
Also Hawkyns. Sir John, 1532–95, English slave trader and rear admiral.
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Hawkins
/ (ˈhɔːkɪnz) /

noun
Coleman. 1904–69, US pioneer of the tenor saxophone for jazz
Sir John. 1532–95, English naval commander and slave trader, treasurer of the navy (1577–89); commander of a squadron in the fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada (1588)
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