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

  • A city of west-central California southwest of San Jose. It has an electronics industry. Population: 37,500.
  • Campbell, Avril Phaedra Known as "Kim.” Born 1947. Canadian lawyer and politician who was the first woman prime minister of Canada (1993).
  • Campbell, Joseph 1904-1987. American mythologist who wrote numerous influential works, including The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949) and the four-volume Masks of God (1959-1967).
  • Campbell, Mrs. Patrick Originally Beatrice Stella Tanner. 1865-1940. British actress who was the first to portray Eliza in Pygmalion (1913), a part written for her by George Bernard Shaw.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Scottish surname from the Scottish Gaelic Caimbeul, cam beul, crooked mouth.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name used since the 2000s.

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  • n. United States mythologist (1904-1987)

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