from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877. American naval officer and explorer of Antarctica and the Pacific coast of North America. Wilkes Land was named after him.
- Wilkes, John 1727-1797. British political reformer noted for his published attacks on George III and for his support of the rights of American colonists.
- Wilkes, Maurice Born 1913. British mathematician who made significant developments to computer storage and memory and who devised the first computing service (1949).
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
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- n. English reformer who published attacks on George III and supported the rights of the American colonists (1727-1797)
- n. United States explorer of Antarctica (1798-1877)
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Briar Wilkes is a strong and determined female character.
Believed to have filed for VA medical benefits in Wilkes Barre, PA
Wednesday afternoon, police and U.S. marshals arrested Marcus Bascus at an apartment complex in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., about 75 miles west of the gritty East Orange neighborhood where the shooting took place.
He was just months into his first head coaching gig with the Penguins 'AHL team in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa., when he was tapped to replace Michel Therrien in February.
Charles Robert Watkins was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.
William Sordoni, 65, president of a construction company in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has had nine shotguns made for him in the last 10 years, including six Purdeys and three Hollands.
At worst, Hillary Transue thought she might get a stern lecture when she appeared before a judge for building a spoof MySpace page mocking the assistant principal at her high school in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
So teenagers who came before the juvenile court in Wilkes-Barre were often sentenced to detention for minor offences.
For years, the juvenile court system in Wilkes-Barre operated like a conveyor belt: Youngsters were brought before judges without a lawyer, given hearings that lasted only a minute or two, and then sent off to juvenile prison for months for minor offenses.