Hale

Definitions of Hale
  1. noun
    a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    synonyms: Nathan Hale
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    American Revolutionary leader
    a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
  2. noun
    United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
    synonyms: George Ellery Hale
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    astronomer, stargazer, uranologist
    a physicist who studies astronomy
  3. noun
    prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
    synonyms: Edward Everett Hale
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    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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