|1.||a port in central Canada, in S Ontario on Lake Ontario: iron and steel industry. Pop: 618 820 (2001)|
|2.||a city in New Zealand, on central North Island. Pop: 129 300 (2004 est)|
|3.||a town in S Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow. Pop: 48 546 (2001)|
|4.||the capital and chief port of Bermuda. Pop: 3461 (2000)|
|5.||the former name of Churchill|
|1.||Alexander. ?1757--1804, American statesman. He was a leader of the Federalists and as first secretary of the Treasury (1789--95) established a federal bank|
|2.||Lady Emma. ?1765--1815, mistress of Nelson|
|3.||James, 1st Duke of Hamilton. 1606--49, Scottish supporter of Charles I in the English Civil War: defeated by Cromwell at the Battle of Preston and executed|
|4.||Lewis Carl. born 1985, English formula 1 racing driver|
|5.||Richard. born 1922, British artist: a pioneer of the pop art style|
|6.||Sir William Rowan. 1805--65, Irish mathematician: founded Hamiltonian mechanics and formulated the theory of quaternions|
Hamilton Ham·il·ton (hām'əl-tən), Alice. 1869-1970.
American toxicologist and physician known for her research on occupational poisons and her book Industrial Poisons in the United States (1925).
Note: Bermuda is a popular resort.
Note: A group of colonists on their way to Virginia in 1609 were shipwrecked in Bermuda; William Shakespeare based his play The Tempest on this incident.