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Aitken

[eyt-kuh n] /ˈeɪt kən/
noun
1.
Robert Grant, 1864–1951, U.S. astronomer.
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Aitken

/ˈeɪtkɪn/
noun
1.
Robert Grant. 1864–1951, US astronomer who discovered over three thousand double stars
2.
William Maxwell See Beaverbrook
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