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Ham•il•ton



Pronunciation: (ham'ul-tun), [key]
n.
1. Alexander, 1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
2. Edith, 1867–1963, U.S. classical scholar and writer.
3. Lady Emma, (Amy, or Emily, Lyon), 1765?–1815, mistress of Viscount Nelson.
4. Sir Ian Standish Mon•teith Pronunciation: (mon'tēth), [key] 1853–1947, British general.
5. Sir William, 1788–1856, Scottish philosopher.
6. Sir William Rowan Pronunciation: (rō'un), [key] 1805–65, Irish mathematician and astronomer.
7. former name of Churchill River.
8. Also called Grand River. a river flowing E through S Labrador into the Atlantic. 600 mi. (965 km).
9. Mount, a mountain of the Coast Range in California, near San Jose: site of Lick Observatory. 4209 ft. (1283 m).
10. a seaport in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario. 312,003.
11. a city on central North Island, in New Zealand. 154,606.
12. an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in S Scotland. 107,178; 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
13. a city in this district, SE of Glasgow. 46,376.
14. a city in SW Ohio. 63,189.
15. a seaport in and the capital of Bermuda. 3000.
16. a male given name.

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

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