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

  • Earhart, Amelia 1897?-1937. American aviator who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean (1932) and from Hawaii to California (1935). While attempting to fly around the world, she crashed in the Pacific Ocean (1937) and was never found.

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  • n. first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)

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  • While in England, Earhart is reported as receiving a rousing welcome on June 19, 1928, when landing at Woolston in Southampton, England.

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  • The contractor, Tracy Evans, testified he called Earhart in mid-January to find information about how to put a lien on his home after payments for concrete work he'd done came up short.

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  • So a number of people have been identified as Earhart professors, myself included, and we ` re at 50 different institutions in the United States.

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  • And J Brand showed a skinny, twill pant with cargo-style pockets called the Earhart.

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  • The Kankakee sesquicentennial was observed with a book that recalled Earhart's $350 speaking fee and her visit to a fundraiser for the Kankakee Professional Women's Club.

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  • One person even jokingly called Earhart's cell phone to ask whether he "needed binoculars" for his stakeout.

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  • A New Yorker article recently called Earhart a narcissist.

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