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

  • Ramsay, Allan 1686-1758. Scottish poet noted for his patriotic and pastoral works, including the drama The Gentle Shepherd (1725).
  • Ramsay, James Andrew Brown. Tenth Earl and First Marquis of Dalhousie. 1812-1860. British colonial administrator in India whose term as governor-general (1847-1856) was marked by acquisition of territory and development of communication and transportation lines.
  • Ramsay, Sir William 1852-1916. British chemist. He won a 1904 Nobel Prize for discovering the inert gases argon, helium, neon, xenon, and krypton.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Any of a number of places in the English-speaking world.
  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Etymologies

Variant spelling of Ramsey. (Wiktionary)

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