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Fairbanks

[fair-bangks] /ˈfɛərˌbæŋks/
noun
1.
Charles Warren, 1852–1918, political leader: vice president of the U.S. 1905–09.
2.
Douglas, 1883–1939, U.S. motion-picture actor.
3.
a city in central Alaska, on the Tanana River.
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  • Willy disappeared lingeringly around the house, and the other boy, on being further bidden by Mr. Fairbanks, followed him.

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  • Mr. Warde fell for the Fairbanks grin, and as a first part assigned him the role of François, the lackey, in "Richelieu."

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British Dictionary definitions for Fairbanks

Fairbanks1

/ˈfɛəˌbæŋks/
noun
1.
a city in central Alaska, at the terminus of the Alaska Highway. Pop: 30 970 (2003 est)

Fairbanks2

/ˈfɛəˌbæŋks/
noun
1.
Douglas (Elton), real name Julius Ullman. 1883–1939, US film actor and producer
2.
his son, Douglas, Jnr. 1909–2000, US film actor
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