owen josephus roberts

Roberts

[rob-erts]
noun
1.
Sir Charles George Douglas, 1860–1943, Canadian poet and novelist.
2.
Elizabeth Madox [mad-uhks] , 1886–1941, U.S. poet and novelist.
3.
Frederick Sleigh [sley] , Earl ("Bobs Bahadur") 1832–1914, British field marshal.
4.
Glenn ("Fireball") 1929–64, U.S. racing-car driver.
5.
Kenneth (Lewis) 1885–1957, U.S. novelist and essayist.
6.
Oral, 1918–2009, U.S. evangelist.
7.
Owen Josephus [joh-see-fuhs] , 1875–1955, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1930–45.
8.
Richard John, born 1943, U.S. molecular biologist, born in England: Nobel prize 1993.
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Roberts (ˈrɒbəts)
 
n
1.  Frederick Sleigh, 1st Earl. 1832--1914, British field marshal. He was awarded the Victoria Cross (1858) for his service during the Indian Mutiny and was commander in chief (1899--1900) in the second Boer War
2.  Julia. born 1967, US film actress; her films include Pretty Woman (1990), Notting Hill (1999), Erin Brockovich (2000), which earned her an Academy Award, and Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

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Robert
masc. proper name, from O.N.Fr. form of O.H.G. Hrodberht, lit. "bright with glory," from hrod- "fame, glory" + -berht "bright."
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owen josephus roberts

associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1930-45).

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