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Pronunciation: (pou'ul for 1, 4, 5; pō'ul, pou'- for 2, 3), [key]
n.
1. Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908–72, U.S. clergyman, politician, and civil-rights leader: congressman 1945–67, 1969–71.
2. Anthony, 1905-2000, English author.
3. Cecil Frank, 1903–69, English physicist: Nobel prize 1950.
4. Co•lin Pronunciation: (kō'lin, kol'in), [key] born 1937, U.S. general.
5. John Wesley, 1834–1902, U.S. geologist and ethnologist.
6. Lewis Franklin, Jr., born 1907, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1972–87.

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