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Lynn

[ lin ]
/ lɪn /
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noun

Janet Janet Lynn Nowicki, born 1953, U.S. figure skater.
a seaport in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay.
a male given name, form of Lincoln, Linton.
Also Lynne. a female given name, form of Caroline or Carolyn.

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British Dictionary definitions for Lynn (1 of 2)

Lynn1
/ (lɪn) /

noun

another name for King's Lynn Also called: Lynn Regis (ˈriːdʒɪs)

British Dictionary definitions for Lynn (2 of 2)

Lynn2
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Dame Vera, original name Vera Margaret Lewis . born 1917, British singer popular during World War II and known as "the forces' sweetheart". Her best-known songs are "We'll Meet Again" and "White Cliffs of Dover"
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