Cite

Search

Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 105

Woodstock

(Encyclopedia) Woodstock. 1 City (1990 pop. 14,353) seat of McHenry co., NE Ill.; inc. 1845. In a grain and dairying area, the city has food processing and produces paper…

Woodstock

(Encyclopedia) Woodstock, city (1991 pop. 30,075), S Ont., Canada, SW of Hamilton. It is an industrial center with diversified manufactures such as electric generators, fire engines,…

Woodstock '99

Various Artists Hybrid/Epic It became known as the Woodstock of fires, destruction, and alleged rapes, but this summer's three-day music fest in upstate New York was supposed to be about the…

Gloucester, Thomas of Woodstock, duke of

(Encyclopedia) Gloucester, Thomas of Woodstock, duke of, 1355–97, English nobleman; youngest son of Edward III . He was betrothed (1374) to Eleanor, heiress of Humphrey de Bohun,…

Blenheim Park

(Encyclopedia) Blenheim Park, estate, Oxfordshire, central England, near Woodstock. The stately palace was designed by Sir John Vanbrugh and stands on spacious grounds. Seat of…

Thames

(Encyclopedia) Thames tĕmz [key], river, c.160 mi (260 km) long, rising NW of Woodstock, S Ont., Canada, and flowing SW past London and Chatham to Lake St. Clair. It is navigable to…

Georgetown University

(Encyclopedia) Georgetown University, in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C.; Jesuit; coeducational; founded 1789 by John Carroll , chartered 1815, inc. 1844. Its law and…

Stafford, Humphrey, 1st duke of Buckingham

(Encyclopedia) Stafford, Humphrey, 1st duke of Buckingham, 1402–60, English nobleman. He succeeded his father as earl of Stafford in 1403. He inherited the title of earl of…

Blenheim

(Encyclopedia) Blenheim blĕn´əm [key], Ger. Blindheim, village, Bavaria, S Germany, on the Danube River. Between Blenheim and nearby Höchstädt, John Churchill, 1st duke of…

Whitman, Charles Otis

(Encyclopedia) Whitman, Charles Otis, 1842–1910, American zoologist, b. Woodstock, Maine, grad. Bowdoin, 1868, Ph.D. Univ. of Leipzig, 1878. From 1892 he was professor of zoology at the…