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

  • A district of Los Angeles, California. It was the scene of severe racial tensions and violence in 1965 and 1992.
  • George Frederic,British painter noted for his historical works, portraits, and allegories, including Hope (1885).
  • Isaac,English poet, theologian, and hymn writer whose sacred poems include The Psalms of David Imitated (1719).

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  • proper noun A surname.

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  • noun English poet and theologian (1674-1748)


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Patronymic surname from the Middle English given name Wat, derived from Walter.



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