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

  • A city of southeast Nevada southeast of Las Vegas. Founded in 1942, it is in a desert area surrounded by mountains. Population: 241,000.
  • Henderson, Fletcher Hamilton 1897-1952. American jazz pianist, bandleader, composer, and arranger. Prior to joining Benny Goodman's band (1939), he was bandleader at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City (1924-1939).

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.


From Henry +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)



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