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Synonyms for ross

Noun

1. Ross, John Ross, Sir John Ross
usage: Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
2. Ross, James Clark Ross, Sir James Clark Ross
usage: British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)
3. Ross, Sir Ronald Ross
usage: British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932)
4. Ross, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe Ross
usage: a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)
5. Ross, Betsy Ross, Betsy Griscom Ross
usage: American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
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