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Ad•ams



Pronunciation: (ad'umz), [key]
n.
1. Abigail (Smith), 1744–1818, U.S. social and political figure (wife of John Adams).
2. Alice, 1926-1999, U.S. writer.
3. Ansel, 1902–84, U.S. photographer.
4. Brooks, 1848–1927, U.S. historian and political scientist (son of Charles Francis Adams and brother of Henry Brooks Adams).
5. Charles Francis, 1807–86, U.S. statesman: minister to Great Britain 1861–68 (son of John Quincy Adams).
6. Franklin P(ierce) (“F.P.A.”), 1881–1960, U.S. author and columnist.
7. Henry (Brooks), 1838–1918, U.S. historian, writer, and teacher (son of Charles Francis Adams).
8. James Trus•low Pronunciation: (trus'lō), [key] 1878–1949, U.S. historian.
9. John, 1735–1826, 2nd president of the U.S. 1797–1801: a leader in the American Revolution.
10. John Michael Geoffrey Man•ning•ham Pronunciation: (man'ing-um), [key] (“Tom”), 1931–85, Barbadian political leader: prime minister 1976–85.
11. John Quin•cy Pronunciation: (kwin'zē, -sē), [key] 1767–1848, 6th president of the U.S. 1825–29; Secretary of State 1817–25 (son of John Adams).
12. Lé•o•nie Fuller Pronunciation: (lā-ō'nē), [key] born 1899, U.S. poet.
13. Maude (Maude Kiskadden), 1872–1953, U.S. actress.
14. Roger, 1889–1971, U.S. chemist.
15. Samuel, 1722–1803, American statesman: a leader in the American Revolution.
16. Samuel Hopkins, 1874–1958, U.S. journalist and novelist.
17. Walter Sydney, 1876–1956, U.S. astronomer.
18. Mount. a mountain in SW Washington, in the Cascade Range. 12,307 ft. (3751 m).
19. a mountain in N New Hampshire, in the White Mountains. 5798 ft. (1767 m).
20. a city in W Massachusetts. 10,381.

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