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 (mär′kəm), Beryl 1903-1986.
British aviation pioneer who was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from east to west (1936).


(Placename) Mount Markham a mountain in Antarctica, in Victoria Land. Height: 4350 m (14 272 ft)


(ˈmɑr kəm)

1. Mount, a mountain in Antarctica, SW of the Ross Sea. 15,100 ft. (4600 m).
2. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada. 153,811.
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One of Steerforth's friends was named Grainger, and the other Markham.
Upon my honour,' returned Markham, 'town seems to sharpen a man's appetite.
Markham was the singer, and he sang 'When the heart of a man is depressed with care'.
There was no bedroom before me, but again the jingling table covered with glasses; the lamp; Grainger on my right hand, Markham on my left, and Steerforth opposite - all sitting in a mist, and a long way off.
I remember how jubilant Markham was at securing a new photograph of the planet for the illustrated paper he edited in those days.
Only her vast enthusiasm and her worship of Miss Markham, one of the pioneers of the society, kept her in her place, for which she had no sound qualification.
Kit Markham is the only person who knows how to deal with the thing.
But it was the day Kit Markham was here, and she upsets one so--with her wonderful vitality, always thinking of something new that we ought to be doing and aren't--and I was conscious at the time that my dates were mixed.
Agency for International Development (USAID) Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality & Women's Empowerment Susan Markham will travel to Thailand and Bangladesh October 12-22.
Colin Markham, 61, was jailed for two-and-ahalf years at Croydon Crown Court in February after he was convicted of involvement in supplying cannabis.
Colin Markham, 61, was jailed for two-and-a-half years at Croydon Crown Court in February after he was convicted of involvement in supplying cannabis.
Jonathan Martin, CEO, Markham Rae commented 'Sir David and Kah Chye's combined knowledge experience and understanding is an invaluable addition to the MRTCP I L.