from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Kennedy, Anthony M. Born 1936. American jurist who was appointed an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1988.
- CapeKennedy See Cape Canaveral.
- Kennedy, Edward Moore Known as "Ted.” Born 1932. American politician. A U.S. senator from Massachusetts (since 1962), he has sponsored national health insurance legislation and been a longtime leader of the Democratic Party.
- Kennedy, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Former name of Jacqueline Kennedy O·nas·sis (ō-năsˈĭs, ō-näˈsĭs) 1929-1994. First Lady of the United States (1961-1963) as the wife of President John F. Kennedy. She promoted the arts and supervised the redecoration of the White House. Following her husband's assassination she returned to private life and in 1968 married Aristotle Onassis.
- Kennedy, John Fitzgerald Known as "Jack.” 1917-1963. The 35th President of the United States (1961-1963). A U.S. representative (1947-1953) and senator (1953-1960) from Massachusetts, he became the youngest man elected to the presidency (1960). Kennedy approved the failed invasion of the Bay of Pigs (1961) and forced Khrushchev to remove Soviet missiles from Cuba (1962). He also established the Peace Corps (1961) and advocated civil rights reform. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963.
- Kennedy, Joseph Patrick 1888-1969. American banker and industrialist who served as ambassador to Great Britain (1937-1940). With his wife, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1890-1995), he raised nine children, three of whom became prominent politicians.
- MountKennedy A peak, 4,241 m (13,905 ft) high, in the St. Elias Mountains of Yukon Territory, Canada, near the Alaskan border. Discovered in 1935, it was named for President John F. Kennedy and climbed for the first time in 1965.
- Kennedy, Robert Francis Known as "Bobby.” 1925-1968. American politician who served as U.S. attorney general (1961-1964) during the presidency of his brother John F. Kennedy. He was elected to the Senate (1964) and was campaigning for the presidency when he was assassinated in Los Angeles.
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- proper n. A surname of Irish origin.
- proper n. A female given name of modern American usage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
- n. 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
Derived from the Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh, "descendant of Head (ceann) + Ugly (éidigh) ". (Wiktionary)