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[muh-kawr-mik] /məˈkɔr mɪk/
Anne Elizabeth O'Hare, 1882–1954, U.S. journalist, born in England.
Cyrus Hall, 1809–84, U.S. inventor, especially of harvesting machinery.
Patricia ("Pat") born 1930, U.S. diver.
Robert Rutherford, 1880–1955, U.S. newspaper publisher. Unabridged
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  • Before the cinders were cool, McCormick had given orders to build a new factory, larger than the one that had been burned down.

    Cyrus Hall McCormick Herbert Newton Casson
  • You better be ready to back that up with your fists, McCormick, Boone said savagely.

    A Place in the Sun C.H. Thames
  • McCormick at once began to make the Withington machine and was sued by the Gordons.

    The Romance of the Reaper Herbert Newton Casson
  • McCormick did the opposite; he moved West, to Chicago, in 1847.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • Altogether, in the two years after he left Virginia, McCormick sold 240 reapers.

    The Romance of the Reaper Herbert Newton Casson
  • This was patented in 1872, and McCormick soon made it his own.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • One of these, the McCormick Place, has for the past two years been famous for its wondrous beauty.

    My Native Land James Cox
British Dictionary definitions for McCormick


Cyrus Hall. 1809–84, US inventor of the reaping machine (1831)
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