Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital of Bermuda, on Bermuda Island. Founded in 1790, it is an important tourist resort.
  • A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, at the western end of Lake Ontario southwest of Toronto. It grew as a port and industrial center.
  • A city of southwest Ohio north of Cincinnati. It was settled on the site of Fort Hamilton, built in 1791.
  • Edith,German-born American classicist noted for her engaging studies of ancient life, particularly The Greek Way (1930), and for her Mythology (1942).
  • Alice,American physician known for her work in occupational medicine and her book Industrial Poisons in the United States (1925).
  • Alexander,American politician. The first US secretary of the treasury (1789–1795), he established the national bank and public credit system. Hamilton was mortally wounded in a duel with his political rival Aaron Burr.
  • Emma Lyon,British socialite. She became Horatio Nelson's lover in 1798.
  • Mount,A peak, 1,284 m (4,213 ft) high, of northern California east of San Jose. It is the site of Lick Observatory, built in 1876 to 1888 and directed by the University of California.
  • W(illiam) D(onald),British biologist known for his work on the relationship between genetics and behavior, especially of social insects. He developed the theory of kin selection.

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  • proper noun A Scottish surname.
  • proper noun A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  • proper noun Cities in Alabama, California, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Australia, Bermuda, Ontario, New Zealand and Scotland.
  • noun slang A United States ten-dollar bill.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
  • noun United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970)
  • noun the capital of Bermuda
  • noun a port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario
  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
  • noun United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)

Etymologies

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Scottish lowlands family name originating from a place name in Leicestershire, from Old English hamel ("blunt, flat-topped") + dūne ("hill").

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From the portrait of Alexander Hamilton featured on them.

Examples

  • HAMILTON - A Hamilton man accused of dumping a pregnant dog in the snow was arraigned Wednesday, March 3, in Hamilton Municipal Court.

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  • FAIR HAVEN - Fireworks Spectacular over the bay at 10 p.m. HAMILTON - Colgate University Campus in Hamilton at dusk.

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  • HAMILTON - A train derailed in this Butler County city early Tuesday, blocking the railroad crossing between Mark and Cereal avenues, according to Hamilton police.

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  • HAMILTON - A Hamilton man involved in a Monday morning crash after a train hit his van remains in critical condition today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, according to hospital officials.

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  • HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - An apartment fire in Hamilton has displaced three families.

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  • HAMILTON - Former renegade Alaska governor Sarah Palin told a crowd in Hamilton Thursday that religion helped her get through two family crises - learning that her youngest son was going to be born with Down syndrome and finding out that her teenage daughter was pregnant.

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  • HAMILTON - Local law enforcement officers ran and biked Thursday, June 24, from Hamilton to

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  • HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A large train derailment has blocked several intersections in Hamilton.

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  • HAMILTON - Having already made the leap from shameful to respectable, the 2010 Hamilton

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  • HAMILTON - A Hamilton man involved in a Monday morning crash after a train hit his van remains in critical condition today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, according to hospital officials.

    middletownjournal.com - News

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