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Hill, James Jerome(Encyclopedia)Hill, James Jerome, 1838–1916, American railroad builder, b. Ontario, Canada. He went to St. Paul, Minn., in 1856. He became a partner of Norman Kittson in a steamboat line and, with Kittson, Donald...
Jerome, Jerome Klapka(Encyclopedia)Jerome, Jerome Klapka, 1859–1927, English humorist and playwright. His Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) and Three Men in a Boat (1889) gave him his reputation for genial humor. Of his dramatic...
Lalemant, Jérôme(Encyclopedia)Lalemant, Jérôme zhrm´ lälmäN´ [key], 1593–1673, French Jesuit missionary in North America, brother of Charles Lalemant and uncle of Gabriel Lalemant. He was an active missionary among the...
Saint Jérôme(Encyclopedia)Saint Jérôme sN zhrm´ [key], city (1991 pop. 23,384), S Que., Canada, on the North River, NW of Montreal. It is an industrial center with woolen and paper mills. Rubber and wood products are ...
Karle, Jerome(Encyclopedia)Karle, Jerome kärl [key], 1918–2013, American physicist, b. New York City, Ph.D. Univ. of Michigan, 1943. He worked on the Manhattan Project before beginning a career (1946–2009) at the U.S. Nava...
Jerome, Saint(Encyclopedia)Jerome, Saint jrm´, jr´m [key], c.347–420?, Christian scholar, Father of the Church, Doctor of the Church. He was born in Stridon on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia of Christian parent...
Kern, Jerome(Encyclopedia)Kern, Jerome kûrn [key], 1885–1945, American composer of musicals, b. New York City. After studying in New Jersey and New York he studied composition in Germany and England. His first success was t...
Robbins, Jerome(Encyclopedia)Robbins, Jerome, 1918–98, American choreographer and dancer, b. New York City as Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz. Robbins began his career dancing in musicals (1937). In 1940 he joined the Ballet Theatre a...
Majuba Hill(Encyclopedia)Majuba Hill mjoo´b [key], E KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, in the Drakensberg Range. On Feb. 27, 1881, a British force of 500 was routed there by Boer (Afrikaner) troops under the command of P. J...
Malindidzimu Hill(Encyclopedia)Malindidzimu Hill mälnddz´moo [key] or World's View, granite hill, SW Zimbabwe, 25 mi (40 km) S of Bulawayo. It was designated by Cecil Rhodes as the resting place for those who served Gre...
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