Brown


Brown
/brown/, n.
1. Charles Brockden /brok"deuhn/, 1771-1810, U.S. novelist.
2. Edmund Gerald, Jr. (Jerry), born 1938, U.S. politician: governor of California 1975-83.
3. James Nathaniel (Jimmy), born 1936, U.S. football player and actor.
4. John ("Old Brown of Osawatomie"), 1800-59, U.S. abolitionist: leader of the attack at Harpers Ferry, where he was captured, tried for treason, and hanged.
5. Olympia, 1835-1926, U.S. women's-rights activist and Universalist minister: first American woman ordained by a major church.
6. Robert, 1773-1858, Scottish botanist.

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