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Lynn

[lin] /lɪn/
noun
1.
Janet (Janet Lynn Nowicki) born 1953, U.S. figure skater.
2.
a seaport in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay.
3.
a male given name, form of Lincoln, Linton.
4.
Also, Lynne. a female given name, form of Caroline or Carolyn.
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  • Yet her stiffness began to thaw under Lynn's genial frankness as a light frost melts under a warm sun.

    Oldfield Nancy Huston Banks
  • "It ain't always the folks that talks that knows the most and is the best," said Mrs. Lynn.

  • Yet the value of Lynn was quickly made manifest during the Rebellion.

    Through East Anglia in a Motor Car J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent
  • He brought his wife to call on his old friends, Mrs. Lynn and her daughter.

  • She would have resented any offer to accompany her, and Mrs. Lynn arose to enter the house.

British Dictionary definitions for Lynn

Lynn1

/lɪn/
noun
1.
another name for King's Lynn Also called Lynn Regis (ˈriːdʒɪs)

Lynn2

/lɪn/
noun
1.
Dame Vera, original name Vera Margaret Lewis. born 1917, British singer popular during World War II and known as "the forces' sweetheart". Her best-known songs are "We'll Meet Again" and "White Cliffs of Dover"
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