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

  • A city of northeast Texas, a residential and agricultural suburb of Dallas. Population: 99,800.
  • Richardson, Henry Hobson 1838-1886. American architect whose Romanesque designs include Trinity Church in Boston (1872-1877) and the Marshall Field Warehouse in Chicago (1885-1887).
  • Richardson, Sir Ralph David 1902-1983. British actor noted for his strong characterizations in classic roles as well as in contemporary works, such as Pinter's No Man's Land (1975).
  • Richardson, Samuel 1689-1761. English writer whose epistolary novels include Pamela (1740), often considered the first modern English novel, and Clarissa Harlowe (1747-1748).

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  • proper n. An English patronymic surname.

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

  • n. United States architect (1838-1886)
  • n. British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)

Etymologies

From Richard +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)

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