[ an-druh s ]
/ ˈæn drəs /
Sir Edmund,1637–1714, British governor in the American colonies, 1686–89, 1692–98.
the largest island in the Bahamas, in the W part of the group. 1600 sq. mi. (4144 sq. km).
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[ bahr-tn ]
/ ˈbɑr tn /
Clara,1821–1912, U.S. philanthropist who organized the American Red Cross in 1881.
Derek H(arold) R(ichard),1918–98, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1969.
Sir Edmund,1849–1920, Australian jurist and statesman: prime minister 1901–03.
a male given name.
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/ (ˈændrəs) /
an island in the Aegean Sea, the northernmost of the Cyclades: long famous for wine. Capital: Andros. Pop: 10 009 (2001). Area: about 311 sq km (120 sq miles)
an island in the N Caribbean, the largest of the Bahamas. Pop: 7686 (2000). Area: 4144 sq km (1600 sq miles)
/ (ˈbɑːtən) /
archaic a farmyard
Word Origin for barton
Old English beretūn, from bere barley + tūn stockade; see town
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Sir Derek (Harold Richard). 1918–98, British organic chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1969) for his work on conformational analysis
Sir Edmund 1849–1920, Australian statesman; first prime minister of Australia (1901–03)
Elizabeth, known as the Maid of Kent . ?1506–34, English nun, who claimed the gift of prophecy. Her criticism of Henry VIII's attempt to annul his first marriage led to her execution
John (Bernard Adie). born 1928, British theatre director, noted esp for his productions of Shakespeare
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Clara Full name Clarissa Harlowe Barton. 1821-1912
[ bär′tn ]
American administrator who did battlefield relief work during the Civil War and organized the American Red Cross (1881).
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