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Hodaviah

(Encyclopedia) Hodaviah hdv´, in the Bible. 1 Chief Manassite. 2 Benjamite. 3 Levitical family. An alternate form is Hodevah.

Hoddesdon

(Encyclopedia) Hoddesdon hdz´dn, city (1991 pop. 37,960), Hertfordshire, E central England. A residential suburb of London, Hoddesdon has light industries and horticultural works. Broxbourne Woods…

Hodeida

(Encyclopedia) Hodeida hd´d or Al Hudaydahäl hood´dä, city (1994 pop. 298,452), W Yemen, on the Red Sea. An important port, it exported coffee, cotton, dates, and hides prior to Yemen's…

Hodesh

(Encyclopedia) Hodesh h´dsh, in the Bible, wife of Shaharaim.

Hodge, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Hodge, Charles, 1797–1878, American Calvinist theologian, b. Philadelphia. He was associated with Princeton Theological Seminary, where, after graduation, he taught first Oriental and…

Hodge, Frederick Webb

(Encyclopedia) Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864–1956, American anthropologist, b. England. He was taken to the United States at the age of seven. He entered the field of archaeology through service (1884–…

Hodges, George

(Encyclopedia) Hodges, George, 1856–1919, American Episcopal clergyman, b. Rome, N.Y. While at Calvary Church, Pittsburgh (1881–94), he attracted attention by the quality of his preaching. He was an…

Hodges, Luther Hartwell

(Encyclopedia) Hodges, Luther Hartwell, 1898–1974, American politician, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1961–65), b. Pittsylvania co., Va. From 1919 to 1950 he pursued a successful career in the textile…

Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd

(Encyclopedia) Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd, 1914–98, English biophysicist. For their work in analyzing the electrical and chemical events in nerve-cell discharge, he and Andrew Huxley shared with Sir…

Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot

(Encyclopedia) Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot, 1910–94, English chemist and X-ray crystallographer, b. Egypt. She received the 1964 Nobel Prize in chemistry for determining the structure of…