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Overview of noun ross

The noun ross has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Ross, John Ross, Sir John Ross

(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

(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

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

4. Ross, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe Ross

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

5. Ross, Betsy Ross, Betsy Griscom Ross

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

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