a. christie


Agatha, 1891–1976, English novelist of detective fiction.
a male given name, form of Christopher.
a female given name, form of Christine.
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Christie (ˈkrɪstɪ)
1.  Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890--1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
2.  John (Reginald Halliday). 1898--1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged
3.  Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
4.  William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants

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christiania (skiing)
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