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Abercrombie

[ab-er-krom-bee, -kruhm-] /ˈæb ərˌkrɒm bi, -ˌkrʌm-/
noun
1.
Sir (Leslie) Patrick, 1879–1957, English architect and town planner.

Geddes

[ged-eez] /ˈgɛd iz/
noun
1.
Norman Bel
[bel] /bɛl/ (Show IPA),
1893–1958, U.S. industrial and stage designer and architect.
2.
Sir Patrick, 1854–1932, Scottish biologist, sociologist, and town planner.
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  • He had settled it all with sir patrick, who, however, would not hear of Theodora's leaving.

    Beyond The Rocks Elinor Glyn
  • Instead of dropping behind with sir patrick, he called to his wife.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • The ballad of "sir patrick Spens" and others have also, but doubtfully, been attributed to her.

  • The persons referred to, in the matter of the promise of marriage, by sir patrick, are all in Scotland.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • sir patrick: I am more struck by what you have just told me than I can well express.

    The Doctor's Dilemma George Bernard Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for sir patrick

Abercrombie

/ˈæbəˌkrɒmbɪ/
noun
1.
Sir (Leslie) Patrick. 1879–1957, British town planner and architect, best known for The County of London Plan (1943) and The Greater London Plan (1944)
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