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Hunter, Dard(Encyclopedia)Hunter, Dard, 1883–1966, American printer-publisher, b. Steubenville, Ohio. Hunter is known for his researches and writings on the history and technique of papermaking. From 1938 he was curator of t...
Hunter, Evan(Encyclopedia)Hunter, Evan, 1926–2005, American novelist, b. New York City as Salvatore A. Lambino, grad. Hunter Coll. (1950). He achieved both success and acclaim with the publication of his third novel, The Bla...
Hunter, John(Encyclopedia)Hunter, John, 1728–93, Scottish anatomist and surgeon, studied under his brother, William Hunter. A pioneer in comparative anatomy and morphology who is sometimes called the father of modern surgery...
Hunter, Robert(Encyclopedia)Hunter, Robert, d. 1734, royal governor of New York and New Jersey (1709–19), b. Ayrshire, Scotland. His administration was notably successful. He maintained a vigorous campaign against the French a...
Hunter, William(Encyclopedia)Hunter, William, 1718–83, Scottish physician. He was famous as a lecturer, as London's leading obstetrician, as professor of anatomy and later president of the Royal Academy of Arts, and as head of ...
Hunter, Port(Encyclopedia)Hunter, Port, or Newcastle Harbour, estuary of the Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia. It is 3 mi (4.8 km) long and 2 mi (3.2 km) wide. The coal-loading port of Newcastle, one of the largest por...
Hunter College(Encyclopedia)Hunter College: see New York, City University of.
Hunter's hartebeest(Encyclopedia)Hunter's hartebeest: see damalisk.
hunter's moon(Encyclopedia)hunter's moon, the next full moon after the harvest moon, which it resembles.
Hunter Valley(Encyclopedia)Hunter Valley, region of New South Wales, SE Australia. The Hunter River and its tributaries occupy this valley S of the Mt. Royal Range. The land in the upper valley is used for livestock grazing, da...
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