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Shan·non

 (shăn′ən)
A river, about 386 km (240 mi) long, rising in north-central Ireland and flowing generally south and west to the Atlantic Ocean through a long deep estuary.

Shannon

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(Placename) a river in the Republic of Ireland, rising in NW Co Cavan and flowing south to the Atlantic by an estuary 113 km (70 miles) long: the longest river in the Republic of Ireland. Length: 260 km (161 miles)

Shannon

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(Biography) Claude (Elwood). 1916–2000, US mathematician, who first developed information theory

Shan•non

(ˈʃæn ən)

n.
a river flowing SW from N Ireland to the Atlantic: the principal river of Ireland. 240 mi. (386 km) long.
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Noun1.Shannon - United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)