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de Havilland

[duh hav-uh-luh nd] /də ˈhæv ə lənd/
noun
1.
Olivia, born 1916, U.S. actress, born in Japan.
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  • The 190 fighters tried a run at the de Havilland, but she ran away from them before they could begin to cut her off.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • Mr. de Havilland built his first machine early in 1910, at his own cost.

    The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.
  • The ship that stood with idling props was a de Havilland Mosquito.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • In 1893 Mr. de Havilland first coached the Eight, and, since this date, has had an unbroken series of wins.

    Rowing Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  • No special attention was given the de Havilland except by the crew assigned to take her over.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
British Dictionary definitions for de Havilland

de Havilland

/də ˈhævɪlənd/
noun
1.
Sir Geoffrey. 1882–1965, British aircraft designer. He produced many military aircraft and the first jet airliners
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