from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Ellsworth, Lincoln 1880-1951. American explorer who took part in several polar expeditions, including a 1935 flight across the Antarctic, during which he claimed large tracts for the United States.
- Ellsworth, Oliver 1745-1807. American jurist and politician. A U.S. senator from Connecticut (1789-1796), he worked on the legislation that created the federal court system (1789) and later served as the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1796-1800).
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- n. United States jurist and the third chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1807)
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