Synonyms of ross


1. Ross, John Ross, Sir John Ross

usage: Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)

2. Ross, James Clark Ross, Sir James Clark Ross

usage: British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)

3. Ross, Sir Ronald Ross

usage: British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932)

4. Ross, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe Ross

usage: a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)

5. Ross, Betsy Ross, Betsy Griscom Ross

usage: American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)

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