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robert_edward_lee

  • noun American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)
    Robert E. Lee; Lee.

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j._e._johnston

  • noun Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
    Johnston; Joseph Eggleston Johnston.

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charles_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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vinegar_joe_stilwell

  • noun United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
    Joseph Warren Stilwell; Stilwell; Uncle Joe.

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bolivar

  • noun the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos
  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Simon Bolivar; El Libertador.

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caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Julius Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.
  • noun United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)
    Sid Caesar; Sidney Caesar.

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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luculus

  • noun Roman general famous for giving lavish banquets (110-57 BC)
    Lucius Licinius Luculus.

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santa_anna

  • noun Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
    Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Santa Ana; Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana.

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antigonus_cyclops

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Monophthalmos; Antigonus.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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thomas_j._jackson

  • noun general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)
    Thomas Jackson; Stonewall Jackson; Jackson; Thomas Jonathan Jackson.

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gaius_flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Flaminius.

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hannibal

  • noun general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)
  • noun a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain

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demetrius_poliorcetes

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius I; Demetrius.

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braxton_bragg

  • noun Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)
    Bragg.

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john_churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.

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el_caudillo

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; General Franco; Franco.

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wayne

  • noun United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)
    Duke Wayne; John Wayne.
  • noun American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
    Anthony Wayne; Mad Anthony Wayne.

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chiang_kai-shek

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Chung-cheng.

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senior_pilot

  • noun the pilot in charge of an airship
    captain.

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georgi_zhukov

  • noun Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
    Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov; Zhukov.

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caesarean

  • noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
    C-section; cesarian section; caesarian delivery; caesarian section; cesarean; cesarian; cesarean section; caesarian; cesarean delivery; abdominal delivery; caesarean delivery; caesarean section.
  • adjective relating to abdominal delivery
    caesarian; cesarean; cesarian.

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sherman

  • noun United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
    William Tecumseh Sherman.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
    Roger Sherman.

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superior_general

  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    general.

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von_blucher

  • noun Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
    Blucher; Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher; G. L. von Blucher.

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stilwell

  • noun United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
    Joseph Warren Stilwell; Uncle Joe; Vinegar Joe Stilwell.

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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ironsides

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Cromwell; Oliver Cromwell.
  • noun a man of great strength or bravery
    ironside.

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charles_a._lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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clark

  • noun United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
    William Clark.
  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Wayne Clark; Mark Clark.

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duc_d'elchingen

  • noun French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)
    Michel Ney; Ney.

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gaius_julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Julius Caesar.

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doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    James Harold Doolittle; Jimmy Doolittle.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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wallenstein

  • noun Austrian general who fought for the Hapsburgs during the Thirty Years' War (1583-1634)
    Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein.

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jimmy_doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    James Harold Doolittle; Doolittle.

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churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.
  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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pixy

  • noun creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas
    pyxie; pixie; Pyxidanthera barbulata.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; hob; elf; brownie; pixie; imp.

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transit

  • noun a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    theodolite.
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transportation system; transportation.

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zhukov

  • noun Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
    Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov; Georgi Zhukov.

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lucius_licinius_luculus

  • noun Roman general famous for giving lavish banquets (110-57 BC)
    Luculus.

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barnstormer

  • noun an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
    playactor; play-actor; trouper.
  • noun a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting
    stunt flier; stunt pilot.

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napoleon_i

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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1st_viscount_montgomery_of_alamein

  • noun English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
    Sir Bernard Law Montgomery; Bernard Law Montgomery; Montgomery.

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baron_clive_of_plassey

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Baron Clive; Clive.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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michel_ney

  • noun French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)
    Duc d'Elchingen; Ney.

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tokyo

  • noun the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
    Yeddo; Yedo; Edo; Japanese capital; Tokio; capital of Japan.

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cornwallis

  • noun commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
    First Marquess Cornwallis; Charles Cornwallis.

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howard_robard_hughes

  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Hughes.

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ulysses_simpson_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; President Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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chiang_chung-cheng

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Kai-shek.

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co-pilot

  • noun a relief pilot on an airplane
    copilot.

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demetrius_i

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius; Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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a._e._burnside

  • noun United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)
    Burnside; Ambrose Everett Burnside.

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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aviatrix

  • noun a woman aviator
    airwoman; aviatress.

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bomber_harris

  • noun British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984)
    Harris; Sir Arthur Travers Harris.

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agricola

  • noun Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93)
    Gnaeus Julius Agricola.

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charles_augustus_lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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general_franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; Franco; El Caudillo.

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louis_bleriot

  • noun French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
    Bleriot.

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dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Moshe Dayan.

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fighting_joe_hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Hooker.

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military_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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anthony_wayne

  • noun American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
    Mad Anthony Wayne; Wayne.

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omar_bradley

  • noun United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)
    Bradley; Omar Nelson Bradley.

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george_armstrong_custer

  • noun United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
    General Custer; Custer.

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old_hickory

  • noun 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
    Andrew Jackson; Jackson.

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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president_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.
  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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douglas_macarthur

  • noun United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)
    MacArthur.

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mark_clark

  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Wayne Clark; Clark.

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black_jack_pershing

  • noun United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)
    Pershing; John Joseph Pershing.

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montgomery

  • noun Canadian novelist (1874-1942)
    Lucy Maud Montgomery; L. M. Montgomery.
  • noun English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
    Sir Bernard Law Montgomery; Bernard Law Montgomery; 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Oliver Cromwell; Ironsides.

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stonewall_jackson

  • noun general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)
    Thomas Jackson; Thomas J. Jackson; Jackson; Thomas Jonathan Jackson.

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bombing

  • noun an attack by dropping bombs
    bombardment.
  • noun the use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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glide

  • noun a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
    semivowel.
  • noun the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    slide; coast.
    • his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill
    • the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

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bernard_law_montgomery

  • noun English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
    Sir Bernard Law Montgomery; 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Montgomery.

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harris

  • noun United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    Joel Harris; Joel Chandler Harris.
  • noun United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    Zellig Sabbatai Harris; Zellig Harris.

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first_duke_of_marlborough

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; Churchill.

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blucher

  • noun Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
    von Blucher; Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher; G. L. von Blucher.
  • noun a high shoe with laces over the tongue

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victoria_land

  • noun a mountainous area of Antarctica bounded by the Ross Sea and Wilkes Land

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texas

A structure on the hurricane deck of a steamer, containing the pilot house, officers' cabins, etc. Western U.S. Knight.

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gnaeus_pompeius_magnus

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Pompey the Great.

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john_burgoyne

  • noun British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)
    Gentleman Johnny; Burgoyne.

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billy_mitchell

  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    William Mitchell; Mitchell.

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full_general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    general.

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colin_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Powell; Colin luther Powell.

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mark_antony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Antonius; Anthony; Mark Anthony; Antony.

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alcibiades

  • noun ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)

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josephus

  • noun Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    Flavius Josephus; Joseph ben Matthias.

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scipio_africanus

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio the Elder; Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major; Scipio; Scipio Africanus Major; Publius Cornelius Scipio.

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joseph_hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.

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george_edward_pickett

  • noun American Confederate general known for leading a disastrous charge at Gettysburg (1825-1875)
    Pickett.

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ulysses_s._grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; President Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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scipio_africanus_major

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio Africanus; Scipio the Elder; Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major; Scipio; Publius Cornelius Scipio.

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bonaparte

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Napoleon I; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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scipio

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio Africanus; Scipio the Elder; Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major; Scipio Africanus Major; Publius Cornelius Scipio.

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james_harold_doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    Doolittle; Jimmy Doolittle.

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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gebhard_leberecht_von_blucher

  • noun Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
    Blucher; von Blucher; G. L. von Blucher.

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seleucus

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I Nicator; Seleucus I.

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gentleman_johnny

  • noun British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)
    Burgoyne; John Burgoyne.

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robert_clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Baron Clive; Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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first_duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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general_charles_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle.

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napoleon

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • noun a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream

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earhart

  • noun first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
    Amelia Earhart.

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caesarian

  • noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
    C-section; cesarian section; caesarian delivery; caesarian section; cesarean; cesarian; cesarean section; cesarean delivery; abdominal delivery; caesarean delivery; caesarean; caesarean section.
  • adjective relating to abdominal delivery
    cesarean; caesarean; cesarian.

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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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mark_wayne_clark

  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Clark; Clark.

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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george_gordon_meade

  • noun United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)
    Meade.

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julian

  • noun Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)
    Julian the Apostate; Flavius Claudius Julianus.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar
    • the Julian calendar

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programming

  • noun setting an order and time for planned events
    scheduling; programing.
  • noun creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something
    computer programing; computer programming; programing.

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doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    James Harold Doolittle; Jimmy Doolittle.

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comte

  • noun French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study
    Auguste Comte; Isidore Auguste Marie Francois Comte.

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julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.

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massif

  • noun a block of the earth's crust bounded by faults and shifted to form peaks of a mountain range

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franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; General Franco; El Caudillo.

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general_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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jet

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet plane.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; spirt.

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benedict_arnold

  • noun United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
    Arnold.

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aviator

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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wingman

  • noun the pilot who positions his aircraft outside and behind (on the wing of) the leader of a flying formation

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saxe

  • noun a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
    Marshal Saxe; Hermann Maurice Saxe; comte de Saxe.
  • noun an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
    Sachsen; Saxony.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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robert_e._lee

  • noun American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)
    Robert Edward Lee; Lee.

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charles_lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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publius_cornelius_scipio_africanus_major

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio Africanus; Scipio the Elder; Scipio; Scipio Africanus Major; Publius Cornelius Scipio.

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francisco_franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    General Franco; Franco; El Caudillo.

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aeronaut

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aviator; airman.

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flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Gaius Flaminius.

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joseph_warren_stilwell

  • noun United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
    Stilwell; Uncle Joe; Vinegar Joe Stilwell.

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howard_hughes

  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Robard Hughes.

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publius_cornelius_scipio

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio Africanus; Scipio the Elder; Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major; Scipio; Scipio Africanus Major.

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surname

  • noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    last name; family name; cognomen.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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antarctica

  • noun an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep
    Antarctic continent.
    • Antarctica is twice the size of Australia

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mark_anthony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Antony.

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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macarthur

  • noun United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)
    Douglas MacArthur.

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cochran

  • noun United States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)
    Jacqueline Cochran.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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paul_ludwig_von_beneckendorff_und_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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comte_de_saxe

  • noun a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
    Marshal Saxe; Saxe; Hermann Maurice Saxe.

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soar

  • noun the act of rising upward into the air
    zoom.
  • verb rise rapidly
    soar up; surge; zoom; soar upwards.
    • the dollar soared against the yen

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hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Edward James Hughes; Ted Hughes.
  • noun United States writer (1902-1967)
    James Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes.

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hugh_dowding

  • noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
    Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding; Dowding; Dowdy.

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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sir_bernard_law_montgomery

  • noun English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
    Bernard Law Montgomery; 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Montgomery.

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victoria

(Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a diameter of nearly two feet.

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president_eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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test_pilot

  • noun a pilot hired to fly experimental airplanes through maneuvers designed to test them

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dolittle

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services

  • noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
    • the mayor tried to maintain city services
    • the medical services are excellent
  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    service.
    • budget separately for goods and services

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holofernes

  • noun (Apocrypha) the Assyrian general who was decapitated by the biblical heroine Judith

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uncle_joe

  • noun United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
    Joseph Warren Stilwell; Stilwell; Vinegar Joe Stilwell.

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washingtonian

  • noun a native or resident of the city of Washington
  • noun a native or resident of the state of Washington

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senior

  • noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  • noun a person who is older than you are
    elder.

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karl_von_clausewitz

  • noun Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)
    Clausewitz.

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lucullus

  • noun Roman general famous for self-indulgence and giving lavish banquets (circa 110-57 BC)
    Licinius Lucullus; Lucius Licinius Lucullus.

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miltiades

  • noun Athenian general who defeated the Persians at Marathon (540-489)

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lucius_licinius_lucullus

  • noun Roman general famous for self-indulgence and giving lavish banquets (circa 110-57 BC)
    Licinius Lucullus; Lucullus.

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marcus_antonius

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Mark Anthony; Antony.

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powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Colin luther Powell.
  • noun English physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969)
    Cecil Frank Powell.

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samuel_houston

  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Houston; Sam Houston.

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combat_pilot

  • noun airplane pilot who fights in an action between two military forces

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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board_game

  • noun a game played on a specially designed board

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gnaeus_julius_agricola

  • noun Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93)
    Agricola.

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airman

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; aviator.

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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antonio_lopez_de_santa_ana

  • noun Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
    Santa Anna; Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Santa Ana.

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stunt_pilot

  • noun a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting
    stunt flier; barnstormer.

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burgoyne

  • noun British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)
    Gentleman Johnny; John Burgoyne.

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jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Glenda Jackson.
  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Joe Jackson; Michael Jackson.

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bart

  • noun a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight
    baronet.
    • since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart.

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grant

  • noun any monetary aid
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidization; subsidisation.

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antonius

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Anthony; Mark Anthony; Antony.

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antonio_lopez_de_santa_anna

  • noun Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
    Santa Anna; Santa Ana; Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana.

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pompey_the_great

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.

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lucius_clay

  • noun United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)
    Lucius DuBignon Clay; Clay.

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flavius_josephus

  • noun Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    Josephus; Joseph ben Matthias.

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mad_anthony_wayne

  • noun American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
    Anthony Wayne; Wayne.

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solo

  • noun any activity that is performed alone without assistance
  • noun a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

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xenophon

  • noun Greek general and historian; student of Socrates (430-355 BC)

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meade

  • noun English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (1907-1995)
    James Edward Meade.
  • noun United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)
    George Gordon Meade.

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thomas_jackson

  • noun general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)
    Thomas J. Jackson; Stonewall Jackson; Jackson; Thomas Jonathan Jackson.

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lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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duke_of_cumberland

  • noun English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
    Butcher Cumberland; Cumberland; William Augustus.

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belshazzar

  • noun (Old Testament) Babylonian general and son of Nebuchadnezzar II; according to the Old Testament he was warned of his doom by divine handwriting on the wall that was interpreted by Daniel (6th century BC)

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siraj-ud-daula

  • noun Indian general and nawab of Bengal who opposed the colonization of India by England; he captured Calcutta in 1756 and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta; he was defeated at the battle of Plassey by a group of Indian nobles in alliance with Robert Clive (1728-1757)

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thomas_jonathan_jackson

  • noun general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)
    Thomas Jackson; Thomas J. Jackson; Stonewall Jackson; Jackson.

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inward

  • adjective relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
    • a concern with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite directed or moving inward or toward a center
    inbound.
    • the inbound train
    • inward flood of capital

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andrew_jackson

  • noun 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
    Old Hickory; Jackson.

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moshe_dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Dayan.

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flier

  • noun someone who travels by air
    flyer.
  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flyer; aeronaut; aviator; airman.

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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hiram_ulysses_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; President Grant.

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santa_ana

  • noun a strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast
  • noun Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
    Santa Anna; Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana.

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oakland

  • noun a city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center

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baron_clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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colin_luther_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Powell.

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aviatress

  • noun a woman aviator
    aviatrix; airwoman.

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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simon_bolivar

  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Bolivar; El Libertador.

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wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.
  • noun the capital of New Zealand
    capital of New Zealand.

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arthur_wellesley

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington.

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hermann_maurice_saxe

  • noun a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
    Marshal Saxe; Saxe; comte de Saxe.

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paul_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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g._l._von_blucher

  • noun Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
    Blucher; von Blucher; Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher.

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marshall

  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.
  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    George Catlett Marshall; George Marshall.

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general_custer

  • noun United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
    George Armstrong Custer; Custer.

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piloting

  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    pilotage; navigation.
  • noun the occupation of a pilot
    pilotage.

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cumberland

  • noun English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
    Butcher Cumberland; Duke of Cumberland; William Augustus.
  • noun a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky
    Cumberland River.

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von

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lush

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; profuse; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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little_corporal

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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ii

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    deuce; 2; two.
  • adjective satellite being one more than one
    2; two.
    • he received two messages

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first_marquess_cornwallis

  • noun commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
    Cornwallis; Charles Cornwallis.

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john_joseph_pershing

  • noun United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)
    Pershing; Black Jack Pershing.

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sir_arthur_travers_harris

  • noun British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984)
    Bomber Harris; Harris.

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floyd_bennett

  • noun United States aviator who (with Richard E. Byrd) piloted the first flight over the North Pole (1890-1928)
    Bennett.

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first_earl_wavell

  • noun British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950)
    Archibald Percival Wavell; Wavell.

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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balloon

  • noun large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
  • noun small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck

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comte_de_rochambeau

  • noun French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)
    Rochambeau; Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur.

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ike

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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butcher_cumberland

  • noun English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
    Duke of Cumberland; Cumberland; William Augustus.

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dwight_david_eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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raid

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; foray.
  • noun an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

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clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Baron Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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ulysses_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; President Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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groves

  • noun United States general who served as military director of the atomic bomb project (1896-1970)
    Leslie Richard Groves.
  • noun a small growth of trees without underbrush
    grove.

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george_catlett_marshall

  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    Marshall; George Marshall.

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antony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Mark Anthony.

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mitchell

  • noun English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    R. J. Mitchell; Reginald Joseph Mitchell.
  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; William Mitchell.

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houston

  • noun the largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Samuel Houston; Sam Houston.

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georgi_konstantinovich_zhukov

  • noun Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
    Georgi Zhukov; Zhukov.

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prince_eugene_of_savoy

  • noun Austrian general in the service of the Holy Roman Empire during the War of the Spanish Succession (1663-1736)
    Eugene.

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seleucus_i_nicator

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I; Seleucus.

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monophthalmos

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Antigonus; Antigonus Cyclops.

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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pershing

  • noun United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)
    John Joseph Pershing; Black Jack Pershing.

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amelia_earhart

  • noun first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
    Earhart.

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president_washington

  • noun 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
    Washington; George Washington.

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rapid

  • noun a part of a river where the current is very fast
  • adjective satellite done or occurring in a brief period of time
    • a rapid rise through the ranks

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custer

  • noun United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
    General Custer; George Armstrong Custer.

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jacksonian

  • noun a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas
  • adjective of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy

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wiley_post

  • noun United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
    Post.

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demetrius

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius I; Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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wavell

  • noun British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950)
    First Earl Wavell; Archibald Percival Wavell.

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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licinius_lucullus

  • noun Roman general famous for self-indulgence and giving lavish banquets (circa 110-57 BC)
    Lucius Licinius Lucullus; Lucullus.

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war_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; military machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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stunt

  • noun a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention
  • noun a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth

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dwight_eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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armed_forces

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    military; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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jean_baptiste_donatien_de_vimeur

  • noun French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)
    Comte de Rochambeau; Rochambeau.

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joseph_ben_matthias

  • noun Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    Flavius Josephus; Josephus.

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bradley

  • noun United States politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
    Thomas Bradley; Tom Bradley.
  • noun United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)
    Omar Nelson Bradley; Omar Bradley.

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duke_of_marlborough

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    John Churchill; Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.

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bleriot

  • noun French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
    Louis Bleriot.

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lucky_lindy

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh.

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lucius_dubignon_clay

  • noun United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)
    Lucius Clay; Clay.

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ney

  • noun French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)
    Michel Ney; Duc d'Elchingen.

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napoleon_bonaparte

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon.

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eugene

  • noun Austrian general in the service of the Holy Roman Empire during the War of the Spanish Succession (1663-1736)
    Prince Eugene of Savoy.
  • noun a city in western Oregon on the Willamette River; site of a university

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lee

  • noun United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    Spike Lee; Shelton Jackson Lee.
  • noun United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)
    Rose Louise Hovick; Gypsy Rose Lee.

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lucius_cornelius_sulla_felix

  • noun Roman general and dictator (138-78 BC)
    Sulla.

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hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Paul von Hindenburg.

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pompey

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus; Pompey the Great.
  • noun a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
    Portsmouth.

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albrecht_eusebius_wenzel_von_wallenstein

  • noun Austrian general who fought for the Hapsburgs during the Thirty Years' War (1583-1634)
    Wallenstein.

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sulla

  • noun perennial of southern Europe cultivated for forage and for its nectar-rich pink flowers that make it an important honey crop
    French honeysuckle; Hedysarum coronarium.
  • noun Roman general and dictator (138-78 BC)
    Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix.

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burnside

  • noun United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)
    A. E. Burnside; Ambrose Everett Burnside.
  • noun facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)
    side-whiskers; sideburn; mutton chop.

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programming_language

  • noun (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
    programing language.

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stunt_flier

  • noun a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting
    stunt pilot; barnstormer.

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ambrose_everett_burnside

  • noun United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)
    A. E. Burnside; Burnside.

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charles_andre_joseph_marie_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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dwight_d._eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Eisenhower.

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archibald_percival_wavell

  • noun British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950)
    First Earl Wavell; Wavell.

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sam_houston

  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Samuel Houston; Houston.

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oliver_cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Cromwell; Ironsides.

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census

  • noun a periodic count of the population
    nose count; nosecount.
  • verb conduct a census
    • They censused the deer in the forest

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seaplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    hydroplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • verb glide on the water in a hydroplane
    hydroplane.

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jimmy_doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    James Harold Doolittle; Doolittle.

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garibaldi

  • noun Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state (1807-1882)
    Giuseppe Garibaldi.
  • noun a loose high-necked blouse with long sleeves; styled after the red flannel shirts worn by Garibaldi's soldiers

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jimmy

  • noun a short crowbar
    jemmy.
    • in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy
  • verb to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    lever; prise; pry; prize.
    • The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

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clausewitz

  • noun Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)
    Karl von Clausewitz.

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baron_hugh_caswall_tremenheere_dowding

  • noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
    Dowding; Dowdy; Hugh Dowding.

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george_washington

  • noun 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
    Washington; President Washington.

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area

  • noun a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    country.
    • it was a mountainous area
    • Bible country
  • noun a subject of study
    • it was his area of specialization
    • areas of interest include...

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william_augustus

  • noun English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
    Butcher Cumberland; Duke of Cumberland; Cumberland.

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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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rochambeau

  • noun French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)
    Comte de Rochambeau; Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur.

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anthony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Mark Anthony; Antony.
  • noun United States suffragist (1820-1906)
    Susan Anthony; Susan Brownell Anthony; Susan B. Anthony.

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wait

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    delay; hold; postponement; time lag.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
    waiting.
    • the wait was an ordeal for him

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kamikaze

  • noun a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II
  • noun a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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generalship

  • noun the leadership ability of a military general
  • noun the office and authority of a general
    generalcy.

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pilotage

  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    navigation; piloting.
  • noun the occupation of a pilot
    piloting.

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antigonus

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Monophthalmos; Antigonus Cyclops.

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johnston

  • noun Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
    Joseph Eggleston Johnston; J. E. Johnston.

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george_marshall

  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    Marshall; George Catlett Marshall.

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winfield_scott

  • noun United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
    Scott.

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dowding

  • noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
    Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding; Dowdy; Hugh Dowding.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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belisarius

  • noun Byzantine general under Justinian I; he recovered former Roman territories in northern Africa and fought against the Persians

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bennett

  • noun United States aviator who (with Richard E. Byrd) piloted the first flight over the North Pole (1890-1928)
    Floyd Bennett.

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armed_services

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • noun a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    armed service; military service; service.

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lysander

  • noun Spartan general who defeated the Athenians in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (died in 395 BC)

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el_libertador

  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Bolivar; Simon Bolivar.
  • noun a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)

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lysimachus

  • noun Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC)

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marshal_saxe

  • noun a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
    Saxe; Hermann Maurice Saxe; comte de Saxe.

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de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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dowdy

  • noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
    Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding; Dowding; Hugh Dowding.
  • noun deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
    pandowdy.

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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bragg

  • noun Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)
    Braxton Bragg.

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william_mitchell

  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; Mitchell.

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scipio_the_elder

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio Africanus; Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major; Scipio; Scipio Africanus Major; Publius Cornelius Scipio.

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leslie_richard_groves

  • noun United States general who served as military director of the atomic bomb project (1896-1970)
    Groves.

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seleucus_i

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I Nicator; Seleucus.

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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generalcy

  • noun the office and authority of a general
    generalship.

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jacqueline_cochran

  • noun United States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)
    Cochran.

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arnold

  • noun English poet and literary critic (1822-1888)
    Matthew Arnold.
  • noun United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
    Benedict Arnold.

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pickett

  • noun American Confederate general known for leading a disastrous charge at Gettysburg (1825-1875)
    George Edward Pickett.

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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hasdrubal

  • noun general who commanded a Carthaginian army in Spain; joined his brother Hannibal in Italy and was killed by the Romans at the battle of Metaurus River (died 207 BC)

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charles_cornwallis

  • noun commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
    Cornwallis; First Marquess Cornwallis.

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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joseph_eggleston_johnston

  • noun Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
    Johnston; J. E. Johnston.

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airplane_pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    pilot.

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william_tecumseh_sherman

  • noun United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
    Sherman.

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scott

  • noun award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
    George C. Scott.
  • noun English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
    Robert Scott; Robert Falcon Scott.

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giuseppe_garibaldi

  • noun Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state (1807-1882)
    Garibaldi.

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iron_duke

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Duke of Wellington; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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missouri

  • noun a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
    MO; Show Me State.
  • noun the longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis
    Missouri River.
    • The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers together form the third longest river in the world

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omar_nelson_bradley

  • noun United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)
    Bradley; Omar Bradley.

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Words are expressive, emotive, nuanced, subtle, erudite and discerning!

Unfortunately words are sometimes also elusive, deceptive, fleeting in memory.

Through months of bittersweet labor, we finally have assembled words together by context. A novel way to search for new and elusive words. Hope they help you!

Are we in the right direction? Are your needs fulfilled? If so how? Is there anything we can do or do better? Please let us know in the feedback form!