from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hepburn, Audrey Originally Edda von Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston. 1929-1993. Belgian-born American actress whose film credits include Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) and Roman Holiday (1953), for which she won an Academy Award.
- Hepburn, Katharine Houghton 1909-2003. American actress whose unique comedic and dramatic presence marks many motion pictures, including The Philadelphia Story (1940), Adam's Rib (1949), and The African Queen (1951). She received a record-setting 12 Academy Award nominations.
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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. A system of romanization of Japanese, short for "Hepburn romanization".
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- n. United States film actress who appeared in many films with Spencer Tracy (1907-2003)
The romanization system is named after its inventor, James Curtis Hepburn. (Wiktionary)