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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Baker, George Known as "Father Divine.” 1877-1965. American religious leader who founded (1919) a communal religious sect called the Peace Mission.
  • Baker, Josephine 1906-1975. American-born French entertainer who became a popular jazz dancer and singer in Paris during the 1920s and 1930s. During World War II she worked for the French Resistance.
  • MountBaker A peak, 3,287.3 m (10,778 ft) high, of northwest Washington in the Cascade Range east of Bellingham. It is in a popular resort area.
  • Baker, Sir Samuel White 1821-1893. British explorer who founded a settlement at Ceylon (1848), explored the Blue Nile region (1861-1862), and discovered Lake Albert (1864).

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  • proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist John Gilbert Baker (1834-1920).
  • proper n. An occupational surname for a baker, or owner of a communal oven

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