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Radcliffe, Ann (Ward)(Encyclopedia)Radcliffe, Ann (Ward), 1764–1823, English novelist, b. London. The daughter of a successful tradesman, she married William Radcliffe, a law student who later became editor of the English Chronicle. ...
Maturin, Charles Robert(Encyclopedia)Maturin, Charles Robert mt´yoorn [key], 1782–1824, Irish author. A minister by vocation, he wrote novels in the manner of the Gothic horror tale of Ann Ward Radcliffe. They include The Fatal ...
Radcliffe(Encyclopedia)Radcliffe, town (1991 pop. 27,664), Bury metropolitan district, N England, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan area. Industries include cotton and rayon mills and chemical, engineering, and paper p...
ward(Encyclopedia)ward. 1 In English history, see hundred. 2 In law, see guardian and ward. 3 In local government, see city government. ...
Radcliffe College(Encyclopedia)Radcliffe College: see Harvard University.
Saint Ann(Encyclopedia)Saint Ann, city (1990 pop. 14,489), St. Louis co., E Mo., a NW suburb of St. Louis; inc. 1948. It is primarily residential, with a major shopping mall. Lambert–St. Louis International Airport is nea...
Ann, Cape(Encyclopedia)Ann, Cape, NE Mass., N of Massachusetts Bay. It includes Gloucester and Rockport with their fishing fleets, resorts, and artists' colonies. The cape was the epicenter of the 1755 earthquake that damag...
Ann Arbor(Encyclopedia)Ann Arbor, city (1990 pop. 109,592), seat of Washtenaw co., S Mich., on the Huron River; inc. 1851. It is a research and educational center, with a large number of government and industrial research a...
Rutledge, Ann(Encyclopedia)Rutledge, Ann, 1813?–1835, American historical figure, alleged fiancée of Abraham Lincoln. Her father kept the inn at New Salem, Ill., where Lincoln lived from 1831 to 1837. Ann's sudden death from...
Beattie, Ann(Encyclopedia)Beattie, Ann b´t, b´– [key], 1947–, American writer, b. Washington, D.C. She gained attention in the early 1970s with short stories in the New Yorker; the 48 stories she published (1974–...
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