hamilton river

Churchill

[chur-chil, -chuhl]
noun
1.
Caryl, born 1938, English playwright and feminist theorist.
2.
John, 1st Duke of Marlborough ("Corporal John") 1650–1722, British military commander.
3.
Lord Randolph (Henry Spencer) 1849–95, British statesman (father of Winston L. S. Churchill).
4.
Winston, 1871–1947, U.S. novelist.
5.
Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) 1874–1965, British statesman and author: prime minister 1940–45, 1951–55; Nobel Prize in Literature 1953.
6.
a mountain in S Alaska, in the Wrangell Mountains. 15,638 feet (4766 meters).
7.
a river in Canada, flowing NE from E Saskatchewan through Manitoba to Hudson Bay. About 1000 miles (1600 km) long.
8.
Also called Churchill River. Formerly Hamilton River. a river in SW Labrador, Newfoundland, in E Canada, flowing SE and N through Lake Melville to the Atlantic Ocean. About 600 miles (965 km) long.
9.
a seaport and railway terminus in NE Manitoba, on Hudson Bay at the mouth of this river.
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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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Churchill1 (ˈtʃɜːtʃɪl)
 
n
1.  Former name: Hamilton River a river in E Canada, rising in SE Labrador and flowing north and southeast over Churchill Falls, then east to the Atlantic. Length: about 1000 km (600 miles)
2.  a river in central Canada, rising in NW Saskatchewan and flowing east through several lakes to Hudson Bay. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)

Churchill2 (ˈtʃɜːtʃɪl)
 
n
1.  Caryl. born 1938, British playwright; her plays include Cloud Nine (1978), Top Girls (1982), Serious Money (1987), and Far Away (2000)
2.  Charles. 1731--64, British poet, noted for his polemical satires. His works include The Rosciad (1761) and The Prophecy of Famine (1763)
3.  John. See (1st Duke of) Marlborough
4.  Lord Randolph. 1849--95, British Conservative politician: secretary of state for India (1885--86) and chancellor of the Exchequer and leader of the House of Commons (1886)
5.  his son, Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer). 1874--1965, British Conservative statesman, orator, and writer, noted for his leadership during World War II. He held various posts under both Conservative and Liberal governments, including 1st Lord of the Admiralty (1911--15), before becoming prime minister (1940--45; 1951--55). His writings include The World Crisis (1923--29), Marlborough (1933--38), The Second World War (1948--54), and History of the English-Speaking Peoples (1956--58): Nobel prize for literature 1953

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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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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