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English noun: Scott

1. Scott (person) award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)

SynonymsGeorge C. Scott

Instance hypernymactor, histrion, player, role player, thespian

2. Scott (person) English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)

SynonymsRobert Falcon Scott, Robert Scott

Instance hypernymadventurer, explorer

3. Scott (person) United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)

SynonymsWinfield Scott

Instance hypernymfull general, general

4. Scott (person) British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)

SynonymsSir Walter Scott, Walter Scott

Instance hypernymauthor, writer

5. Scott (person) United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858)

SynonymsDred Scott

Instance hypernymslave

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