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- 1. Thompson, Homer Thompson, Homer A. Thompson, Homer Armstrong Thompson
- usage: United States classical archaeologist (born in Canada) noted for leading the excavation of the Athenian agora (1906-2000)
- 2. Thompson, Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford
- usage: English physicist (born in America) who studied heat and friction; experiments convinced him that heat is caused by moving particles (1753-1814)
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