Oglethorpe


Oglethorpe
/oh"geuhl thawrp'/, n.
James Edward, 1696-1785, British general: founder of the colony of Georgia.

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  • Oglethorpe — may refer to: People Oglethorpe (surname) Places Bramham cum Oglethorpe, West Yorkshire, England Brookhaven/Oglethorpe (MARTA station), a passenger rail station located in the Brookhaven neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia Mount Oglethorpe, Georgia… …   Wikipedia

  • Oglethorpe — Ciudad de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Oglethorpe [2] — Oglethorpe (spr. Ogelßhörp), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Georgia (Nordamerika), 22 QM.; Flüsse: Bread u. Oconee Rivers, Beaverdam, Cloud s, Millstone u. Long Creeks; Producte: Baumwolle, Mais, Weizen, Hafer, Bataten; Eisen, Gold, Granit; die Athens… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Oglethorpe — Oglethorpe, GA U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 1200 Housing Units (2000): 566 Land area (2000): 2.032885 sq. miles (5.265147 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.028509 sq. miles (0.073838 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.061394 sq. miles (5.338985… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Oglethorpe, GA — U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 1200 Housing Units (2000): 566 Land area (2000): 2.032885 sq. miles (5.265147 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.028509 sq. miles (0.073838 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.061394 sq. miles (5.338985 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Oglethorpe [1] — Oglethorpe (spr. Ogelßhörp), James Edward, geb. 1698 in London; trat in die königliche Garde u. nahm als Adjutant des Prinzen Eugen an dessen Feldzuge in Deutschland Theil; 1732 ging er mit 100 Ansiedlern nach Nordamerika, wo ihm der König einen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Oglethorpe —   [ əʊglθɔːp], James Edward, britischer General und Philanthrop, * London 22. 12. 1696, ✝ Cranham Hall (Essex) 1. 7. 1785; 1722 54 Mitglied des britischen Parlaments; erhielt 1732 eine Landzuweisung zur Gründung einer Kolonie in Nordamerika, in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Oglethorpe — [ō′gəl thôrp΄] James Edward 1696 1785; Eng. general: founder of the colony of Georgia (1733) …   English World dictionary

  • Oglethorpe — This distinguished Yorkshire surname is of Old Norse origin, and is a locational name deriving from the place called Oglethorpe three miles west of Tadcaster in West Yorkshire. The place is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Ocelestorp and… …   Surnames reference

  • Oglethorpe — Original name in latin Oglethorpe Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 32.29377 latitude 84.06102 altitude 93 Population 1328 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Oglethorpe — Sp Ògletorpas Ap Oglethorpe L JAV: apyg., Meikono apyg. c. (Džordžija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė


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