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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

(ˈkɛnɪdɪ)
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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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