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

  • Cannon, Annie Jump 1863-1941. American astronomer noted for her work on classifying stellar spectra.
  • Cannon, Joseph Gurney Known as "Uncle Joe.” 1836-1926. American politician who as Republican speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1903-1911) was known for his strongly partisan and autocratic use of authority.

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  • proper n. A surname.


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