Howard


Howard
/how"euhrd/, n.
1. Catherine, c1520-42, fifth wife of Henry VIII.
2. Sir Ebenezer, 1850-1928, English town planner.
3. Henry. See Surrey, Henry Howard, Earl of.
4. John Winston, born 1939, prime minister of Australia since 1996.
5. Leslie (Leslie Stainer), 1893-1943, English actor.
6. Roy Wilson, 1883-1964, U.S. editor and newspaper publisher.
7. Sidney (Coe) /koh/, 1891-1939, U.S. playwright and short-story writer.
8. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning "brave heart."

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(as used in expressions)
Aiken Howard Hathaway
Armstrong Edwin Howard
Bearden Romare Howard
Bliss Tasker Howard
Hoagland Howard Carmichael
Dietz Howard
Florey Howard Walter Baron
Hanson Howard Harold
Hawks Howard Winchester
Howard John Winston
Howard Leslie
Leslie Howard Steiner
Howard Oliver Otis
Howard Ron
Hughes Howard Robard
Lindsay Howard
Mays Willie Howard
Meredith James Howard
Nemerov Howard
Norfolk Thomas Howard 2nd duke of
Norfolk Thomas Howard 3rd duke of
Norfolk Thomas Howard 4th duke of
Northampton Henry Howard earl of
Northrop John Howard
Odum Howard Washington
Ricketts Howard Taylor
Schuman William Howard
Shaw Anna Howard
Suffolk Thomas Howard 1st earl of
Surrey Henry Howard earl of
Susskind David Howard
Taft William Howard
Tormé Melvin Howard

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      county, central Maryland, U.S., bordered by the South Branch Patapsco River to the north, the Patapsco River to the northeast, and the Patuxent River to the west and southwest. The county is bracketed by Patuxent River State Park in the west and Patapsco Valley State Park in the east.

      Howard county was created in 1851, having earlier been (from 1838) a district of Anne Arundel county. It was named for statesman and Revolutionary War hero John Eager Howard. The county seat, Ellicott City (formerly Ellicott's Mills), became the first railroad terminus in the United States (1830) as part of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The planned community of Columbia was founded in the mid-1960s.

      The county's economy is based on research and development, wholesale trade, and manufacturing. Area 252 square miles (653 square km). Pop. (2000) 247,842; (2007 est.) 273,669.

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