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

  • Chambers, (Jay David) Whittaker 1901-1961. American journalist and onetime member of the Communist Party who testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee (1948), where he implicated Alger Hiss.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. English architect (1723-1796)


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  • Nov. 7, 2003: British sprinter Dwain Chambers is suspended pending a hearing after U.K.

    BALCO investigation timeline

  • Indeed, the name "Chambers Street" has become shorthand for a particular aesthetic-Eurocentric, with a strong preference for wines that put an accent on minerality and acidity.

    Slate Magazine

  • As explained to me, my parents wanted me to have the same initials, E.C. Willett, as my grandfather, Euwin Chambers Willett, but didn't want me to be stuck with either Euwin or Chambers, for which I'm grateful.

    The writer formerly known as Edward Willett

  • The fact that a major tech leader like John Chambers is posting on GigaOm is evidence in itself of how far technology innovation can come so quickly – as long as the right investments are made to support that innovation.

    John Chambers: Broadband Speeds Our Economy

  • Chambers is calling for funding for broadband in the US bail-out package.

    John Chambers: Broadband Speeds Our Economy

  • • Mike Rodgers, 6.53, 60 — second to Dwain Chambers '6.48

    Lindsey Vonn wraps season with another weekly honor

  • All thanks to Linda and the other doyennes of technological progress such as Marylin Chambers, Traci Lords and the ineffable (actually, very effable) Nina Hartley.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Chambers also had three transfers sitting out this year and they will join Chambers 'first recruiting class, which by the end of the season included seven verbal commitments -- six from Philadelphia or the area, including a pair of teammates.

    America East Conference

  • (Full disclosure: Chambers is currently working as the assistant editor and senior researcher on my book The Steampunk Bible coming outfrom Abrams Image next year.)

    Guilty Pleasures

  • S.J. Chambers is a senior editor at Strange Horizons magazine.

    Guilty Pleasures


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