Pronunciation: (dā'nu), [key]
1. Charles Anderson, 1819–97, U.S. journalist, editor, and publisher.
2. Edward Salisbury, 1849–1935, U.S. mineralogist and physicist.
3. his father,James Dwight, 1813–95, U.S. geologist and mineralogist.
4. Richard Henry, Jr., 1815–82, U.S. jurist, author, and sailor: specialist in admiralty law.
5. a male or female given name.
Pronunciation: (dä'nu), [key]
—n. Irish Myth.
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