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ross

 
Noun ross has 5 senses
  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)
    --1 is a kind of explorer, adventurer
  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)
    --2 is a kind of explorer, adventurer
  3. Ross, Sir Ronald Ross - British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932)
    --3 is a kind of doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico
  4. Ross, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe Ross - a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)
    --4 is a kind of politician, politico, pol, political leader
  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)
    --5 is a kind of dressmaker, modiste, needlewoman, seamstress, sempstress
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