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[rem-ing-tuh n] /ˈrɛm ɪŋ tən/
[ih-lif-uh-lit] /ɪˈlɪf ə lɪt/ (Show IPA),
1793–1861, U.S. arms manufacturer.
Frederic, 1861–1909, U.S. painter and sculptor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Lieutenant Remington was severely wounded in the shoulder while reaching for the colors.

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  • "Remington machine, latest pattern," answered the other briefly.

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  • To-morrow, for a certainty, Jiro would dispose of the Remington which he now possessed.

  • For eight months or so Remington Solander was busier than he had ever been in his life.

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  • Vengefully now the “Krags” opened in reply to Remington and Mauser.

Word Origin and History for Remington

type of firearms (1865) and typewriter (produced from 1874), from Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) and his son Philo (1816-1889), gunsmiths of Ilion, N.Y.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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