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

  • A city of south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River northwest of Wichita. It is a commercial and industrial center in an agricultural and oil-producing area. Population: 41,100.
  • Hutchinson, Anne 1591-1643. English-born American colonist and religious leader who was banished from Boston (1637) for her religious beliefs, which included an emphasis on personal intuition as a means toward salvation.
  • Hutchinson, Thomas 1711-1780. American colonial official who was unpopular as governor of Massachusetts (1771-1774) because he supported British policies.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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

  • n. American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)


From a medieval diminutive of the given name Hugh +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)



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