from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Winthrop, John 1588-1649. English-born American colonial administrator who was the first governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, serving seven terms between 1629 and 1649. His son John (1606-1676) was three times governor of Connecticut (1636, 1657, and 1659-1676), and his grandson John (1638-1707), born in America, was also governor of Connecticut (1698-1707).
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- proper n. Any of a number of places in England, the United States of America, and elsewhere.
- proper n. A habitational surname from the English places.
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