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Redmond

(Encyclopedia) Redmond, city (1990 pop. 35,800), King co., W Wash., a suburb of Seattle, on Lake Sammamish; inc. 1912. Its economy centers around computer software (Microsoft Corp. is located there); research...

Redmond, John Edward

(Encyclopedia) Redmond, John Edward, 1856–1918, Irish nationalist leader. He was elected to Parliament as a Home Rule member in 1881 at the height of the obstructionist program of Charles Parnel...

Dillon, John

(Encyclopedia) Dillon, John, 1851–1927, Irish nationalist. A supporter of Charles Stewart Parnell , he entered Parliament in 1880 and was arrested several times for his advocacy of boycotting and agra...

Seattle

(Encyclopedia) Seattle sēăt´əl [key], city (1990 pop. 516,259), seat of King co., W Wash., built on seven hills, between Elliott Bay of Puget Sound and Lake Washington; inc. 1869. Seattle, the largest ci...

Ireland

(Encyclopedia) Ireland, Irish Eire âr´ə [key] [to it are related the poetic Erin and perhaps the Latin Hibernia ], island, 32,598 sq mi (84,429 sq km), second largest of the British Is...

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