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

  • Bragg, Braxton 1817-1876. American Confederate general in the Civil War who was defeated in the Chattanooga Campaign (1863).
  • Bragg, Sir William Henry 1862-1942. British physicist. He shared a 1915 Nobel Prize with his son Sir William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971) for an analysis of x-ray spectra and the structure of crystals.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)


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