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Bel Geddes, Norman(Encyclopedia)Bel Geddes, Norman gd´z [key], 1893–1958, American designer, b. Adrian, Mich. as Norman Melancton Geddes. He began his career in 1918 as a scene designer for the Metropolitan Opera. He became k...
Geddes, Norman Bel(Encyclopedia)Geddes, Norman Bel: see Bel Geddes, Norman.
Bel Geddes, Barbara(Encyclopedia)Bel Geddes, Barbara: see under Bel Geddes, Norman.
Bel(Encyclopedia)Bel bl, bl [key], deity of the Middle Eastern religions. The name is a cognate of that of Baal. For Bel in the Bible, see Bel and the Dragon. ...
Norman(Encyclopedia)Norman, city (1990 pop. 80,071), seat of Cleveland co., central Okla.; inc. 1891. It is the center of a livestock region. Oil wells, food processing, and printing and publishing contribute to the econ...
Wilson, Kenneth Geddes(Encyclopedia)Wilson, Kenneth Geddes, 1936–2013, American physicist, b. Waltham, Mass., Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 1961. A professor at Cornell (1963–88) and Ohio State Univ. (1988–2008), Wilso...
Geddes, Sir Patrick(Encyclopedia)Geddes, Sir Patrick gd´s [key], 1854–1932, Scottish biologist and sociologist, distinguished especially in town planning. He received his biological training in T. H. Huxley's laboratory; from ...
Sidi-bel-Abbès(Encyclopedia)Sidi-bel-Abbès sd-bl-äbs´ [key], city (1998 pop. 180,260), W central Algeria, on the Mékerra River. It is the commercial center of an important area of vineyards, market gardens, orchard...
Mailer, Norman(Encyclopedia)Mailer, Norman (Norman Kingsley Mailer), 1923–2007, American writer, b. Long Branch, N.J., grad. Harvard, 1943. He grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., served in the army during World War II, and at the age o...
Podhoretz, Norman(Encyclopedia)Podhoretz, Norman pdhôr´ts [key], 1930–, American editor and essayist, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., studied Columbia (B.A., 1950), Cambridge. As editor in chief (1960–95) of Commentary, he turned the ...
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