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(ˈgɑrd nər, ˈgɑr dn ər)

Samuel Rawson, 1829–1902, English historian.
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Noun1.Gardiner - British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)Gardiner - British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)
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Gardiner would be happy to see Miss March and Miss Josephine at a little dance on New Year's Eve.
Gardiner, a stately old lady, greeted them kindly and handed them over to the eldest of her six daughters.
But starting from his enchantment, Gardiner silently hurried to the side; more fell than stepped into his boat, and returned to his ship.
And through her sympathy with Bell and his ambitions, she led her father--a widely known Boston lawyer named Gardiner G.
Terence and Rachel sat watching them through their half-closed eyelids-- the Johnsons, the Parkers, the Baileys, the Simmons', the Lees, the Morleys, the Campbells, the Gardiners.
The City of Toronto will not require a full closure of the Gardiner Expressway for annual maintenance work this year.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Gardiner Memorial Foundation Basketball Tournament marked the 10th year in a row the attorneys at Gersowitz Libo and Korek, P.
Andrew Gardiner, 43, of Parc Esmor, Rhyl, was killed when he walked in front of the vehicle in Sarn Lane, Bodelwyddan, after leaving the Ablett ward at nearby Ysbyty Glan Clwyd where he was receiving treatment for a mental illness.
DUNDEE chief executive Scot Gardiner has announced he will leave the club at the end of this month.
Talking to Times of Oman, Ian Gardiner said that Oman has emerged as a developed, open, liberal and prosperous country during the last few decades.
JOHN GARDINER admits that his status as a 'strike leader' may have been a factor in his axing from the Cork panel.
WEST GARDINER, ME - Maine-Josephine (Weins) Stevens, West Gardiner's oldest citizen went home to her heavenly Father on July 9th 2013.