Aiken

Aiken

[ey-kuhn]
noun
1.
Conrad (Potter) 1889–1973, U.S. poet.
2.
a city in SW South Carolina.
3.
a male given name.
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Aiken (ˈeɪkən)
 
n
1.  Conrad (Potter). 1889--1973, US poet, short-story writer, and critic. His works include Collected Poems (1953) and the novel Blue Voyage (1927)
2.  Howard Hathaway. 1900--73, US mathematician; pioneered the construction of electronic computers

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aiken

county, western South Carolina, U.S. It lies in the state's sandhill region between the North Fork Edisto River to the northeast and the Savannah River border with Georgia to the southwest. The county is also drained by the South Fork Edisto. Aiken and Redcliffe Plantation state parks are within its boundaries

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