j hays hammond

Hammond

[ham-uhnd]
noun
1.
John Hays [heyz] , 1855–1936, U.S. engineer.
2.
a city in NW Indiana, near Chicago.
3.
a city in SE Louisiana.
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Hammond1 (ˈhæmənd)
 
n
a city in NW Indiana, adjacent to Chicago. Pop: 80 547 (2003 est)

Hammond2 (ˈhæmənd)
 
n
1.  Dame Joan. 1912--96, Australian operatic singer, born in New Zealand
2.  Walter Reginald, known as Wally. 1903--65, English cricketer. An all-rounder, he played for England 85 times between 1928 and 1946

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Hammond
type of electric organ favored by 1960s rock bands, trademark name (1935), invented 1929 by U.S. inventor and clockmaker Laurens Hammond (1895-1973).
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