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Ken·ne·dy

 (kĕn′ĭ-dē), Anthony McLeod Born 1936.
American jurist who was appointed an associate justice of the US Supreme Court in 1988.

Kennedy

, Cape
See Cape Canaveral.

Kennedy

, Edward Moore Known as "Ted." 1932-2009.
American politician. A US senator from Massachusetts (1962-2009), he sponsored national health insurance legislation and was a longtime leader of the Democratic Party.

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Jacqueline Kennedy
photographed in 1961

Kennedy

, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Former name of Jacqueline Kennedy O·nas·sis  (ō-năs′ĭs, ō-nä′sĭs) 1929-1994.
First lady of the United States (1961-1963) as the wife of President John F. Kennedy. She promoted the arts and supervised the redecoration of the White House. Following her husband's assassination she returned to private life and in 1968 married Aristotle Onassis.

Kennedy

, John Fitzgerald Known as "Jack." 1917-1963.
The 35th president of the United States (1961-1963). A US representative (1947-1953) and senator (1953-1960) from Massachusetts, he became the youngest man elected to the presidency (1960). Kennedy approved the failed invasion of the Bay of Pigs (1961) and forced Khrushchev to remove Soviet missiles from Cuba (1962). He also established the Peace Corps (1961) and advocated civil rights reform. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963.

Kennedy

, Joseph Patrick 1888-1969.
American businessman who served as ambassador to Great Britain (1938-1940). With his wife, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1890-1995), he raised nine children, three of whom became prominent politicians.

Kennedy

, Robert Francis Known as "Bobby." 1925-1968.
American politician who served as US attorney general (1961-1964) during the presidency of his brother John F. Kennedy. He was elected to the Senate in 1964 and was campaigning for the presidency when he was assassinated in Los Angeles.

Kennedy

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(Placename) Cape Kennedy a former name (1963–73) of (Cape) Canaveral

Kennedy

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1. (Biography) Charles Peter. born 1959, British politician, leader of the Liberal Democrats (1999–2006)
2. (Biography) Edward (Moore), known as Ted. 1932–2009, US Democrat politician; senator 1962–2009
3. (Biography) his brother, John (Fitzgerald), known as JFK. 1917–63, US Democrat statesman; 35th president of the US (1961–63), the first Roman Catholic and the youngest man ever to be president. He demanded the withdrawal of Soviet missiles from Cuba (1962) and prepared civil rights reforms; assassinated
4. (Biography) Nigel (Paul). born 1956, British violinist, noted for his flamboyant style
5. (Biography) Robert (Francis), known as Bobby, brother of John Kennedy. 1925–68, US Democrat statesman; attorney general (1961–64) and senator for New York (1965–68); assassinated

Ken•ne•dy

(ˈkɛn ɪ di)

n.
1. Anthony M., born 1936, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1988.
2. Edward Moore (Ted), born 1932, U.S. politician: senator from Massachusetts since 1962.
3. John Fitzgerald, 1917–63, 35th president of the U.S. 1961–63.
4. Joseph Patrick, 1888–1969, U.S. financier and diplomat (father of John Fitzgerald and Robert Francis).
5. Robert Francis, 1925–68, U.S. political leader and government official.
6. William, born 1928, U.S. novelist.
7. Cape, former name (1963–73) of Cape Canaveral.
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Noun1.Kennedy - 35th President of the United StatesKennedy - 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
2.Kennedy - a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
Long Island - an island in southeastern New York; Brooklyn and Queens are on its western end
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stating that "Lady Kennedy had given birth to twins, the eldest being a son.
The said Mr Allan being in company with the Laird of Bargany, (also a Kennedy,) was, by the Earl and his friends, enticed to leave the safeguard which he had with the Laird, and come to make good cheer with the said Earl.
But, if they possessed different qualities, aptitudes, and temperaments, Dick Kennedy and Samuel Ferguson lived with one and the same heart, and that gave them no great trouble.
Dick Kennedy was a Scotchman, in the full acceptation of the word--open, resolute, and headstrong.
So, Kennedy besought the doctor to tie up his bark for life, having done enough for science, and too much for the gratitude of men.
wondered Kennedy, when, in the month of January, his friend quitted him to return to London.
On that very evening Kennedy, half alarmed, and half exasperated, took the train for London, where he arrived next morning.
I find, however, a short note at the end of my manuscript dealing with this case, in which I have put it upon record that Miss Violet Smith did indeed inherit a large fortune, and that she is now the wife of Cyril Morton, the senior partner of Morton & Kennedy, the famous Westminster electricians.
I could, in a way, considering that they were friends and shipmates, understand Spider and Whisky Bob being asked to drink; but why should the longshoremen, Bill Kelley and Soup Kennedy, be asked?
In this valley down to Brenzett and Colebrook and up to Darnford, the market town fourteen miles away, lies the practice of my friend Kennedy.
Late in the evening Kennedy, breaking a spell of moodiness that had come over him, returned to the story.
Kennedy and others render "Since to men of experience I see that also comparisons of their counsels are in most lively use.