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1. allen, grace ethel cecile rosalie allen, gracie, gracie allen

United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)

2. allen, allen stewart konigsberg, woody allen

United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)

3. allen, ethan allen

a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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1.  Bog of Allen
2.  Lough Allen
Ethan. 1738–89, American soldier during the War of Independence who led the Green Mountain Boys of Vermont
Lily (Rose Beatrice), born 1985, English pop singer; one of the first performers to come to prominence through exposure on the networking website MySpace rather than through record release
Sir Thomas. born 1944, British operatic baritone
Woody. real name Allen Stewart Konigsberg. born 1935, US film comedian, screenwriter, and director. His films as an actor and director include Annie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Bullets over Broadway (1994), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), and Blue Jasmine (2013)

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a masculine name
see also Alan
Ethan1738-89; Am. Revolutionary soldier who led the Green Mountain Boys in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of allen
1. Of or relating to a bolt or screw with a head having a hexagonal socket: an Allen bolt; an Allen screw.
2. Of or relating to a usually L-shaped wrench or screwdriver that fits such a socket.
American computer scientist who developed techniques for optimizing compilers, leading to significant improvements in high-speed computing.
American actor, screenwriter, and filmmaker noted for exploring the neuroses of the urban middle class in comedies of manners such as Annie Hall (1977) and Deconstructing Harry (1997).
American comedian best remembered as the confused but unflappable foil to her husband and stage partner, George Burns.
American humorist famous for his dry, satirical work in vaudeville, radio, and early television.
American religious leader and the first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (1816-1831).
American Revolutionary soldier whose troops, the Green Mountain Boys, helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1775).

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