Wilkes

[wilks]
noun
  1. Charles,1798–1877, U.S. rear admiral and explorer.
  2. John,1727–97, English political leader and journalist.
  3. Maurice,1913–2010, English computer scientist.
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Wilkes

noun
  1. Charles. 1798–1877, US explorer of Antarctica
  2. John. 1727–97, English politician, who was expelled from the House of Commons and outlawed for writing scurrilous articles about the government. He became a champion of parliamentary reform
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