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

  • Bradley, Francis Herbert 1846-1924. British philosopher who was influenced by Hegel and who defended the idealist view that reality is experience in its totality.
  • Bradley, Henry 1845-1923. English lexicographer who was senior editor (1915-1923) of the Oxford English Dictionary.
  • Bradley, Omar Nelson 1893-1981. American general who played a major part in the Allied victory in World War II.
  • Bradley, Thomas 1917-1998. American policeman and politician who became the first African-American mayor of Los Angeles in 1973. He was narrowly defeated when he ran for governor of California in 1982.

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  • proper n. A habitational surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
  • n. United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)

Etymologies

Places in England, from Old English brād "broad" + lēah "meadow". (Wiktionary)

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