Definitions

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

  • The capital of Bermuda, on Bermuda Island. Founded in 1790, it is an important tourist resort. Population: 969.
  • A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, at the western end of Lake Ontario southwest of Toronto. It is an industrial center and a thriving port. Population: 505,000.
  • A burgh of south-central Scotland southeast of Glasgow in a coal and iron region. Population: 48,200.
  • A city of southwest Ohio north of Cincinnati. It was settled on the site of Fort Hamilton, built in 1791. Population: 62,100.
  • Hamilton, Alexander 1755?-1804. American politician. The first U.S. secretary of the treasury (1789-1795), he established the national bank and public credit system. Hamilton was mortally wounded in a duel with his political rival Aaron Burr.
  • Hamilton, Alice 1869-1970. American toxicologist and physician known for her research on occupational poisons and her book Industrial Poisons in the United States (1925).
  • Hamilton, Edith 1867-1963. German-born American classicist noted for her engaging studies of ancient life, particularly The Greek Way (1930).
  • Hamilton, Lady Emma Lyon 1765?-1815. British socialite. She became Horatio Nelson's lover in 1798.
  • MountHamilton A peak, 1,285 m (4,213 ft) high, of western California east of San Jose. It is the site of Lick Observatory, built in 1876 to 1888 and directed by the University of California.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A United States ten-dollar bill.
  • proper n. A Scottish surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. Cities in Alabama, California, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Australia, Bermuda, Ontario, New Zealand and Scotland.

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

  • n. English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
  • n. United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970)
  • n. the capital of Bermuda
  • n. a port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario
  • n. Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
  • n. United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)

Etymologies

Scottish lowlands family name originating from a place name in Leicestershire, from Old English hamel ("blunt, flat-topped") + dūne ("hill"). (Wiktionary)
From the portrait of Alexander Hamilton featured on them. (Wiktionary)

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  • HAMILTON - Local law enforcement officers ran and biked Thursday, June 24, from Hamilton to

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  • HAMILTON - Having already made the leap from shameful to respectable, the 2010 Hamilton

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  • HAMILTON - Former renegade Alaska governor Sarah Palin told a crowd in Hamilton Thursday that religion helped her get through two family crises - learning that her youngest son was going to be born with Down syndrome and finding out that her teenage daughter was pregnant.

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  • HAMILTON - A train derailed in this Butler County city early Tuesday, blocking the railroad crossing between Mark and Cereal avenues, according to Hamilton police.

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  • HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - An apartment fire in Hamilton has displaced three families.

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  • HAMILTON - A Hamilton man involved in a Monday morning crash after a train hit his van remains in critical condition today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, according to hospital officials.

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  • HAMILTON - A Hamilton man accused of dumping a pregnant dog in the snow was arraigned Wednesday, March 3, in Hamilton Municipal Court.

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  • FAIR HAVEN - Fireworks Spectacular over the bay at 10 p.m. HAMILTON - Colgate University Campus in Hamilton at dusk.

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  • HAMILTON - The Butler County Fair will get underway in at the fairgrounds in Hamilton for the 160th time beginning Sunday and lasting through Saturday night, July 31.

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