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Bar•ry



Pronunciation: (bar'ē), [key]
n.
1. Sir Charles, 1795–1860, English architect.
2. John, 1745–1803, American naval commander in the Revolution.
3. Leonora Marie Kearney (“Mother Lake”), 1849–1930, U.S. labor leader and social activist, born in Ireland.
4. Philip, 1896–1949, U.S. playwright.
5. a male given name: from an Irish word meaning “spear.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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