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

  • A city of northeast-central England on the northern shore of the Humber estuary at the influx of the Hull River. Chartered in 1299, the city has been a major seaport since the late 1700s.
  • Cordell,American secretary of state (1933–1944) who laid the groundwork for the founding of the United Nations and was awarded the 1945 Nobel Peace Prize.

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  • proper noun Any of various cities in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States (see the Wikipedia article).


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