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Noun: Hamilton  ha-mul-tun
  1. United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970)
    - Alice Hamilton
  2. United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)
    - Alexander Hamilton
  3. Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    - William Rowan Hamilton, Sir William Rowan Hamilton
  4. The capital of Bermuda
  5. English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    - Lady Emma Hamilton, Amy Lyon
  6. A port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario

Derived forms: Hamiltons

Type of: city, Lady [Brit], mathematician, metropolis, national leader, noblewoman [Brit], peeress [Brit], port, solon, statesman, toxicologist, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Ontario

Encyclopedia: Hamilton, Ontario, municipal election, 2006