from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Cook, Frederick Albert 1865-1940. American physician and Arctic explorer who announced that he had reached the North Pole in 1908, a claim that was rejected by the scientific community.
- Cook, James Known as "Captain Cook.” 1728-1779. British navigator and explorer who commanded three major voyages of discovery, charting and naming many islands of the Pacific Ocean. He also sailed along the coast of North America as far north as the Bering Strait.
- MountCook The highest mountain, 3,766.4 m (12,349 ft), of New Zealand, on South Island in the Southern Alps.
- MountCook A peak, 4,196.8 m (13,760 ft) high, in the St. Elias Mountains on the border between Alaska and Yukon Territory, Canada.
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- proper n. An English surname.
An occupational surname for a cook, or a seller of cooked food. (Wiktionary)