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Hughes

Pronunciation: (hyz or, often, yz), [key]
— n.
  1. 1862–1948, U.S. jurist and statesman: Chief Justice of the U.S. 1930–41.
  2. 1905–76, U.S. businessman, motion-picture producer, and aviator.
  3. 1902–67, U.S. novelist and poet.
  4. 1872–1956, U.S. novelist and biographer.
  5. born 1930, English poet: poet laureate since 1984.
  6. 1822–96, English novelist, reformer, and jurist.
  7. 1864–1952, Australian statesman, born in Wales: prime minister 1915–23.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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