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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  George  \George\,  n.  [F.  George,  or  Georges,  a  proper  name  fr 
  Gr  ?  husbandman,  laborer;  ge`a,  gh^,  the  earth  +  ?  to  work 
  akin  to  E.  work  See  {Work}.] 
  1.  A  figure  of  St  George  (the  patron  saint  of  England)  on 
  horseback,  appended  to  the  collar  of  the  Order  of  the 
  Garter.  See  {Garter}. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  brown  loaf.  [Obs.]  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  George 
  n  :  Christian  martyr;  patron  saint  of  England;  hero  of  the 
  legend  of  Saint  George  and  the  Dragon  in  which  he  slew  a 
  dragon  and  saved  a  princess  (?-303)  [syn:  {George},  {Saint 
  George}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  George,  IA  (city,  FIPS  30225) 
  Location:  43.34169  N,  96.00270  W 
  Population  (1990):  1066  (512  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51237 
  George,  NC 
  Zip  code(s):  27897 
  George,  WA  (town,  FIPS  26455) 
  Location:  47.07859  N,  119.85597  W 
  Population  (1990):  253  (101  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  GEORGE 
 
  Charles  Hamblin,  1957.  One  of  the  earliest  programming 
  languages,  stack-oriented,  used  reverse  Polish  notation. 
  Implemented  on  the  English  Electric  DEUCE.  "GEORGE:  A 
  Semi-Translation  Programming  Scheme  for  the  DEUCE,  Programming 
  and  Operations  Manual",  C.  L.  Hamblin,  U  New  S  Wales  (1958). 
  "Computer  Languages",  C.L.  Hamblin,  Aust  J  Sci  20(5):135-139 
  (Dec  1957)  and  Aust  Comp  J  17(4):195-198  (Nov  1985). 
 
 




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