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Moynihan, Daniel Patrick(Encyclopedia)Moynihan, Daniel Patrick moi´nhn [key], 1927–2003, American sociologist and politician, b. Tulsa, Okla., grad. Tufts (B.A., 1948; M.A., 1949; Ph.D., 1961). Raised in a poor neighborhood of Ne...
Glazer, Nathan(Encyclopedia)Glazer, Nathan, 1923–2019, American sociologist, b. New York City, grad. City College, 1944. He became an editor at The Contemporary Jewish Record, later Commentary, and contributed to The Lonely Cr...
Abzug, Bella Savitsky(Encyclopedia)Abzug, Bella Savitsky svt´sk b´zoog [key], 1920–98, U.S. politician, b. New York City. A lawyer and a Democrat, she helped found Women Strike for Peace (1961) and the reformist New Democ...
Tara(Encyclopedia)Tara târ´ [key], village, Co. Meath, E Republic of Ireland. The Hill of Tara (507 ft/155 m high) was the seat of the high kings of Ireland from ancient times until the 6th cent. and may have been ...
Lucan, Patrick Sarsfield, earl of(Encyclopedia)Lucan, Patrick Sarsfield, earl of: see Sarsfield, Patrick, earl of Lucan.
Marchmont, Patrick Home of Polwarth, 1st earl of(Encyclopedia)Marchmont, Patrick Home of Polwarth, 1st earl of: see Home of Polwarth, Sir Patrick.
Patrick, Saint(Encyclopedia)Patrick, Saint, c.385–461, Christian missionary, the Apostle of Ireland, b. Bannavem Taberniae (an unknown place in Britain, possibly near the Severn or in Pembroke). He was one of the most successf...
Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick Stephen(Encyclopedia)Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick Stephen, 1802–65, English prelate, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, b. Seville, Spain, of Irish-English parentage. In 1836 he founded (with Daniel O'Connell) the Dubl...
Croagh Patrick(Encyclopedia)Croagh Patrick kr´äpt´rk, kr´äkh– [key], mountain, 2,510 ft (765 m) high, Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland, near Westport Bay. Legend connects it with St. Patrick, and its summit has lon...
Nasmyth, Patrick(Encyclopedia)Nasmyth, Patrick: see Nasmyth, Alexander.
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