Selden

[ sel-duhn ]
/ ˈsɛl dən /

noun

George Baldwin, 1846–1922, U.S. inventor of a gasoline-powered car.
John, 1584–1654, English historian, Orientalist, and politician.
a city on N Long Island, in SE New York.

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Selden
/ (ˈsɛldən) /

noun

John. 1584–1654, English antiquary and politician. As a member of Parliament, he was twice imprisoned for opposing the king
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