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

  • Chapman, George 1559?-1634. English writer, dramatist, and translator noted for his translations of Homer's Iliad (1598-1611) and Odyssey (1616).
  • Chapman, John Known as Johnny Ap·ple·seed (ăpˈəl-sēdˌ) 1775?-1845. American pioneer and subject of many legends. He traveled widely in the Ohio River valley, planting apple seeds and pruning apple trees.

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  • proper n. An English occupational surname for a merchant.

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