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Reed

Definitions of Reed
  1. noun
    United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    synonyms: John Reed
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    example of:
    commie, communist
    a socialist who advocates communism
    journalist
    a writer for newspapers and magazines
  2. noun
    United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
    synonyms: Walter Reed
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    example of:
    operating surgeon, sawbones, surgeon
    a physician who specializes in surgery
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