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

  • Mills, Robert 1781-1855. American architect and engineer who designed a number of government buildings in Washington, D.C., including the General Post Office and the Washington Monument.

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  • proper n. An English and Scottish surname, variant of Mill or Miles.
  • proper n. An Irish topographic surname, from the Gaelic Mhuilinn (of the mill).

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  • n. United States architect who was the presidentially appointed architect of Washington D.C. (1781-1855)


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