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 (âr′härt′), Amelia 1897?-1937.
American aviator who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean (1932) and from Hawaii to California (1935). While attempting to fly around the world, she crashed in the Pacific Ocean (1937) and was never found.


(Biography) Amelia. 1898–1937, US aviator: the first woman to fly the Atlantic (1928). She disappeared on a Pacific flight (1937)


(ˈɛər hɑrt)

Amelia (Mary), 1897–1937, U.S. aviator.
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Noun1.Earhart - first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928)Earhart - first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
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Bones found on a remote Pacific island in 1940 were likely those of famed pilot Amelia Earhart, according to new study.
NEW YORK -- Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.
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The bones, revisited in the study Amelia Earhart and the Nikumaroro Bones by University of Tennessee professor Richard Jantz, were discarded.
The unresolved disappearance of Amelia Earhart, the first woman pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, has drawn widespread attention throughout the years, and continues even now, 80 years later, to generate much research and great debate.
National Geographic is sponsoring a team of dogs to further efforts to find Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, 80 years after they disappeared during the final leg of their flight around the world.
As a girl, Amelia Earhart aspired to a future that would take her beyond the problems of her younger years as well as the restrictions imposed on her because she was female.
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The Quotable Amelia Earhart is an anthology of memorable words from pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart (1897-1937), the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.