Pronunciation: (noks), [key]
1. (William) Frank(lin), 1874–1944, U.S. publisher and government official.
2. Henry, 1750–1806, American Revolutionary general: 1st U.S. secretary of war 1785–94.
3. John, c1510–72, Scottish religious reformer and historian.
4. Phi•lan•der Chase Pronunciation: (fi-lan'dur), [key] 1853–1921, U.S. lawyer and politician: secretary of state 1909–13.
5. Fort. See Fort Knox.
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