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Amy

[ey-mee]
noun
a female given name: from a French word meaning “beloved.”

Hamilton

[ham-uhl-tuhn]
noun
1.
Alexander, 1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
2.
Alice, 1869–1970, U.S. physician, educator, and toxicologist.
3.
Edith, 1867–1963, U.S. classical scholar and writer.
4.
Lady Emma (Amy or Emily, Lyon) 1765?–1815, mistress of Viscount Nelson.
5.
Sir Ian Standish Monteith [mon-teeth] , 1853–1947, British general.
6.
Sir William, 1788–1856, Scottish philosopher.
7.
Sir William Rowan [roh-uhn] , 1805–65, Irish mathematician and astronomer.
8.
9.
Also called Grand River. a river flowing E through S Labrador into the Atlantic. 600 miles (965 km).
10.
a mountain of the Coast Range in California, near San Jose: site of Lick Observatory. 4209 feet (1283 meters).
11.
a seaport in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario.
12.
a city on central North Island, in New Zealand.
13.
an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in S Scotland. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
14.
a city in this district, SE of Glasgow.
15.
a city in SW Ohio.
16.
a seaport in and the capital of Bermuda.
17.
a male given name.
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Hamilton1 (ˈhæməltən)
 
n
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

Hamilton2 (ˈhæməltən)
 
n
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

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Amy
fem. proper name, from O.Fr. Amee, lit. "beloved," from fem. pp. of amer "to love," from L. amare, perhaps from PIE *am-a-, suffixed form of base *am-, a L. and Celt. root forming various nursery words for "mother, aunt," etc. (cf. L. amita "aunt").
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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).

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