Meaning of Calvert


Pronunciation: (kal'vurt), [key]
— n.
  1. (3rd Baron Baltimore), 1637–1715, English colonial administrator in America: governor (1661–75) and proprietor (1675–89) of Maryland (grandson of George Calvert).
  2. (1st Baron Baltimore), c1580–1632, British statesman: founder of the colony of Maryland.
  3. his son,1606–47, first colonial governor of Maryland 1634–47.
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