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

  • n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting various parts of southern Michigan, southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and eastern Iowa, with present-day populations in central Iowa and with the Sauk in Oklahoma.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Algonquian language of the Fox.
  • Fox, Charles James 1749-1806. British politician who supported American independence and the French Revolution.
  • Fox, George 1624-1691. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends, or Quakers (1647-1648).
  • Fox, Vicente Born 1942. Mexican businessman and politician who served as president (2000-2006), ending 71 years of uninterrupted rule by Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party.
  • Fox, William Originally Wilhelm Fried. 1879-1952. Hungarian-born American motion-picture executive who founded his own film company (1915) and merged with 20th Century Pictures to form 20th Century Fox (1935). His company led in the development of sound movies.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname derived from the name of the animal.
  • proper n. Fox Broadcasting Company, a large television network from the USA.
  • proper n. A given name.
  • n. someone connected with Leicester City Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.

Etymologies

Translation of French Renards, foxes, perhaps translation of Fox wa·koše·haki, foxes (applied as a name to a clan with the totem of a fox).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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