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Definitions of Ross:
  • noun:   American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
  • noun:   a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)
  • noun:   British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932)
  • noun:   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)
  • noun:   Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
  • name:  A surname (very common: 1 in 1041 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #80)
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 2000 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #282)

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