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  • proper noun A male given name; in modern use partly transferred back from the surname.
  • proper noun A patronymic surname.
  • proper noun A lunar impact crater.

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  • noun a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • noun English composer and conductor (1905-1951)


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Old High German lant ("land") + beraht ("bright"), a saint's name (of a Bishop of Maastricht) brought to England by Normans, and partly merged with a corresponding Old English name.



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