leslie richard groves

Groves

[grohvz]
noun
1.
Leslie Richard, 1896–1970, U.S. general.
2.
a city in SE Texas.
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Groves (ɡrəʊvz)
 
n
Sir Charles. 1915--92, English orchestral conductor

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grove
O.E. graf (akin to græafa "thicket"), from P.Gmc. *graibo-, but not found in other Gmc. languages and with no known cognates anywhere.
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leslie richard groves

American army officer in charge of the Manhattan Engineer District (MED)-or, as it is commonly known, the Manhattan Project-which oversaw all aspects of scientific research, production, and security for the invention of the atomic bomb.

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