- a river in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories, rising in lakes north of Great Bear Lake and flowing west and north to the Beaufort Sea. Length: about 580 km (360 miles)
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- BiographicalCarl David, 1905–91, U.S. physicist: discoverer of the positron;
Nobel prize 1936.
- BiographicalDame Judith, 1898–1992, Australian actress in the U.S.
- BiographicalMarian, 1902–93, U.S. contralto.
- BiographicalMaxwell, 1888–1959, U.S. dramatist.
- BiographicalPhilip Warren, born 1923, U.S. physicist: developer of solid-state circuitry;
Nobel prize 1977.
- BiographicalSherwood, 1876–1941, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
- Place Namesa city in central Indiana. 64,695.
- Place Namesa city in NW South Carolina. 27,313.
- Carl David. 1905–91, US physicist, who discovered the positron in cosmic rays (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1936
- Elizabeth Garrett. 1836–1917, English physician and feminist: a campaigner for the admission of women to the professions
- John. 1893–1962, Australian philosopher, born in Scotland, whose theories are expounded in Studies in Empirical Philosophy (1962)
- Dame Judith, real name Frances Margaret Anderson. 1898–1992, Australian stage and film actress
- Lindsay (Gordon) 1923–94, British film and theatre director: his films include This Sporting Life (1963), If (1968), O Lucky Man! (1973), and The Whales of August (1987)
- Marian. 1902–93, US contralto, the first Black permanent member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York
- Philip Warren. born 1923, US physicist, noted for his work on solid-state physics. Nobel prize for physics 1977
- Sherwood. 1874–1941, US novelist and short-story writer, best known for Winesburg Ohio (1919), a collection of short stories illustrating small-town life