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English noun: Bruce

1. Bruce (person) Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)

SynonymsDavid Bruce, Sir David Bruce

Instance hypernymbacteriologist, doc, doctor, Dr., MD, medico, physician

2. Bruce (person) king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)

SynonymsRobert I, Robert the Bruce

Instance hypernymking, male monarch, Rex

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