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

  • Simon, Herbert Alexander 1916-2001. American economist. He won a 1978 Nobel Prize for his research into the decision-making process within economic organizations.
  • Simon, Neil Born 1927. American playwright whose lighthearted comedies of middle-class life include The Odd Couple (1965) and Lost in Yonkers (1991), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Name of any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.
  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

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

  • n. United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
  • n. one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
  • n. United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927)
  • n. United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)

Etymologies

New Testament version of Classical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן (shim'ón, "hearkening"), shaped to look like a Greek name; confer Σίμων and Σῖμος (Simos, "flat-nose"). (Wiktionary)

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