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Pym  (pim),USA pronunciation n. 
  • BiographicalJohn, 1584–1643, English statesman.

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    Pym /pɪm/ n
    1. Barbara (Mary Crampton). 1913–80, British novelist, noted for such comedies of middle-class English life as Excellent Women (1952), A Glass of Blessings (1958), and The Sweet Dove Died (1978)
    2. John. ?1584–1643, leading English parliamentarian during the events leading to the Civil War. He took a prominent part in the impeachment of Buckingham (1626) and of Strafford and Laud (1640)


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