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English noun: Perry

1. Perry (person) United States philosopher (1876-1957)

SynonymsRalph Barton Perry

Instance hypernymphilosopher

2. Perry (person) United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858)

SynonymsMatthew Calbraith Perry

Instance hypernymnaval officer

3. Perry (person) United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819)

SynonymsCommodore Perry, Oliver Hazard Perry

Instance hypernymcommodore

4. perry (food) a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider

Broader (hypernym)alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant

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