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Parsons

[pahr-suh nz] /ˈpɑr sənz/
noun
1.
Talcott
[tawl-kot,, tal-] /ˈtɔl kɒt,, ˈtæl-/ (Show IPA),
1902–79, U.S. sociologist and author.
2.
Theophilus, 1750–1813, U.S. jurist.
3.
William, Third Earl of Rosse, 1800–67, Irish astronomer.
4.
a town in SE Kansas.
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Parsons

/ˈpɑːsənz/
noun
1.
Sir Charles Algernon. 1854–1931, English engineer, who developed the steam turbine
2.
Gram, real name Cecil Connor. 1946–73 US country-rock singer and songwriter; founder of the Flying Burrito Brothers (1968–70), he later released the solo albums G.P. (1973) and Grievous Angel (1974)
3.
Talcott. 1902–79, US sociologist, author of The Structure of Social Action (1937) and The Social System (1951)
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