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Car·son

 (kär′sən), Christopher Known as "Kit." 1809-1868.
American frontiersman who was the renowned guide of John C. Frémont's western expeditions in the 1840s, an agent for the Ute (1853-1861), and a Union commander in the Civil War.

Carson

, John William Known as "Johnny." 1925-2005.
American comedian and mainstay of late-night television as the host of The Tonight Show (1962-1992).

Carson

, Rachel Louise 1907-1964.
American environmentalist and writer whose best-known work, Silent Spring (1962), condemns the use of pesticides hazardous to wildlife.

Carson

(ˈkɑːsən)
n
1. (Biography) Christopher, known as Kit Carson. 1809–68, US frontiersman, trapper, scout, and Indian agent
2. (Biography) Edward Henry, Baron. 1854–1935, Anglo-Irish politician and lawyer; led northern Irish resistance to the British government's plan for home rule for Ireland
3. (Biography) Rachel (Louise). 1907–64, US marine biologist and science writer; author of Silent Spring (1962)
4. (Biography) Willie, full name William Hunter Fisher Carson. born 1942, Scottish jockey: rode four winners in the Derby (1979, 1980, 1989, 1994)

Car•son

(ˈkɑr sən)

n.
1. Christopher ( “Kit” ), 1809–68, U.S. frontiersman and scout.
2. Rachel Louise, 1907–1964, U.S. marine biologist and author.
3. a city in SW California. 89,380.
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Noun1.Carson - United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
2.Carson - United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)Carson - United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
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But I'm inclined to have a better opinion of Miss Carson than you have.
Meeting With Jones and Carson, two Adventurous Trappers.
Their names were Benjamin Jones and Alexander Carson.
The wilderness is the home of the trapper; like the sailor, he cares but little to which point of the compass he steers; and Jones and Carson readily abandoned their voyage to St.
Many's a time Kit Carson and he slept under the same blankets.
Whether to admit Hercules among us or not, concerning this I long remained dubious: for though according to the Greek mythologies, that antique Crockett and Kit Carson --that brawny doer of rejoicing good deeds, was swallowed down and thrown up by a whale; still, whether that strictly makes a whaleman of him, that might be mooted.
The train entered the State of Nevada through the Carson Valley about nine o'clock, going always northeasterly; and at midday reached Reno, where there was a delay of twenty minutes for breakfast.
We must push for Carson City through the mountains.
She was a gold-mine, but Carson didn't know how to treat her, and she croaked off with penumonia at Cripple Creek.
1 -- 2) Penn Jillette, left, whose Sundance-premiering ``The Aristocrats'' is about what some call the world's dirtiest joke, recalls how much Johnny Carson loved the bit.
operates 275 department stores and seven furniture galleries in 23 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers nameplates and, under the Parisian nameplate, one store in each of Indianapolis, Indiana and Dayton, Ohio and two stores in the Detroit, Michigan area.
Ahead of Wednesday's Republican presidential debate, former neurosurgeon Ben Carson has passed real estate mogul Donald Trump in the most recent poll by (http://www.