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

  • Lindbergh, Anne Spencer Morrow 1906-2001. American aviator and writer. She accompanied her husband, Charles Lindbergh, on many of his flights and wrote North to the Orient (1935) and Listen! the Wind (1938).
  • Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Known as "Lucky Lindy.” 1902-1974. American aviator who made the first solo transatlantic flight (May 20-21, 1927). His books include We (1936) and an autobiography, The Spirit of St. Louis (1953).

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  • n. United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)

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  • Three Lives to Live by Anne Lindbergh is out-of-print, which makes me sad, because I don't own it.

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  • There are some in the Jewish community who believe that Lindbergh is not anti-semitic, that he is a good man and good for the country, he is keeping us out of the war.

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  • So they are happy, and I am sure Lindbergh is very happy to have a little boy named after him in that way.

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  • Charles Lindbergh is long dead but it’s not the characters themselves that matter so much as the climate that existed that allowed the events to happen.

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  • We used the AAA survey here which is 60,000 gas stations versus the Lindbergh, which is gets you $1.93, which is fewer gas stations.

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  • For his part, Gere trots out his "Chicago" - honed Jimmy Durante nasality (when he calls Lindbergh a "stiff-ass sanctimonious prude!"

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  • Victor Harry Feguer, 27, of St. John, Mich., was hanged at dawn on March 15, at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison after being convicted under a federal law known as the Lindbergh statute.

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  • Then stretched his right hand well above his head - "Lindbergh".

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