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Hamilton

Definitions of Hamilton
  1. noun
    the capital of Bermuda
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    city, metropolis, urban center
    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
  2. noun
    a port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario
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    city, metropolis, urban center
    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    port
    a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  3. noun
    United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)
    synonyms: Alexander Hamilton
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    national leader, solon, statesman
    a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
  4. noun
    Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    synonyms: Sir William Rowan Hamilton, William Rowan Hamilton
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    mathematician
    a person skilled in mathematics
  5. noun
    English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    synonyms: Amy Lyon, Lady Emma Hamilton
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    Lady, noblewoman, peeress
    a woman of the peerage in Britain
  6. noun
    United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970)
    synonyms: Alice Hamilton
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    toxicologist
    one who studies the nature and effects of poisons and their treatment
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