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Willis (ˈwɪlɪs)
1.  Norman (David). born 1933, British trade union leader; general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (1984--93)
2.  Ted. Baron Willis of Chislehurst. 1918--92, British author. His works include the play Hot Summer Night (1959) and the novel Death May Surprise Us (1974)

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Willis Wil·lis (wĭl'ĭs), Thomas. 1621-1675.

English anatomist and physician known for his studies of the nervous system and the brain. He discovered the circle of Willis at the base of the brain.

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