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Parker

[ pahr-ker ]
/ ˈpɑr kər /
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noun

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Parker
/ (ˈpɑːkə) /

noun

Sir Alan (William). born 1944, British film director and screenwriter; his films include Bugsy Malone (1976), Midnight Express (1978), Mississippi Burning (1988), The Commitments (1991), and Angela's Ashes (2000); chairman of the British Film Institute (1998–99) and of the Film Council (1999–2004)
Charlie. nickname Bird or Yardbird. 1920–55, US jazz alto saxophonist and composer; the leading exponent of early bop
Dorothy (Rothschild). 1893–1967, US writer, noted esp for the ironical humour of her short stories
Matthew. 1504–75, English prelate. As archbishop of Canterbury (1559–75), he supervised Elizabeth I's religious settlement
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