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Frobisher

[froh-bi-sher, frob-i-] /ˈfroʊ bɪ ʃər, ˈfrɒb ɪ-/
noun
1.
Sir Martin, 1535?–94, English navigator and explorer.

Ryle

[rahyl] /raɪl/
noun
1.
Sir Martin, 1918–84, British astronomer: Nobel Prize in physics 1974.
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Frobisher

/ˈfrəʊbɪʃə/
noun
1.
Sir Martin. ?1535–94, English navigator and explorer: made three unsuccessful voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (1576; 1577; 1578), visiting Labrador and Baffin Island

Ryle

/raɪl/
noun
1.
Gilbert. 1900–76, British philosopher. His works include The Concept of Mind (1949)
2.
Sir Martin. 1918–84, British astronomer, noted for his research on radio astronomy: Astronomer Royal 1972–82; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1974
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