Meaning of Thompson

Thomp•son

Pronunciation: (tomp'sun, tom'-), [key]
— n.
  1. 1753–1814, English physicist and diplomat, born in the U.S.
  2. 1894–1961, U.S. journalist.
  3. 1859–1907, English poet.
  4. 1847–1928, U.S. advertising executive.
  5. 1844–94, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1892–94.
  6. 1899–1984, U.S. composer and teacher.
  7. 1902–68, English novelist, born in Scotland.
  8. a city in N central Manitoba, in central Canada: nickel mining. 14,288.
  9. a town in NE Connecticut. 8141.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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