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Meaning of Hamilton

Ham•il•ton

Pronunciation: (ham'ul-tun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
  2. 1867–1963, U.S. classical scholar and writer.
  3. (Amy, or Emily, Lyon), 1765?–1815, mistress of Viscount Nelson.
  4. 1853–1947, British general.
  5. 1788–1856, Scottish philosopher.
  6. 1805–65, Irish mathematician and astronomer.
  7. former name of
  8. Also calleda river flowing E through S Labrador into the Atlantic. 600 mi. (965 km).
  9. a mountain of the Coast Range in California, near San Jose: site of Lick Observatory. 4209 ft. (1283 m).
  10. a seaport in SE Ontario, in SE Canada, on Lake Ontario. 312,003.
  11. a city on central North Island, in New Zealand. 154,606.
  12. an administrative district in the Strathclyde region, in S Scotland. 107,178; 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
  13. a city in this district, SE of Glasgow. 46,376.
  14. a city in SW Ohio. 63,189.
  15. a seaport in and the capital of Bermuda. 3000.
  16. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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