Barrow


Barrow
Barrow [bar′ō, ber′ō]
Point [after Sir John Barrow (1764-1848), Eng geographer: he promoted Arctic exploration]
northernmost point of Alas.: cape on the Arctic Ocean

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Synonyms:
, / , / (especially a castrated hog)


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  • BARROW (I.) — BARROW ISAAC (1630 1677) Mathématicien et théologien anglais qui fut un des précurseurs du calcul infinitésimal. Ordonné ministre anglican en 1668, Isaac Barrow enseigna le grec à l’université de Cambridge (1660 1663) et fut nommé, en 1662,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Barrow, AK — U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 4581 Housing Units (2000): 1620 Land area (2000): 18.396982 sq. miles (47.647963 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.929036 sq. miles (7.586167 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.326018 sq. miles (55.234130 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Barrow — er en flod i Irland. Barrow er 191 kilometer lang og udmunder i Atlanterhavet …   Danske encyklopædi

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