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Car·son(kär′sən), Christopher Known as "Kit." 1809-1868.
American frontiersman who was the renowned guide of John C. Frémont's western expeditions in the 1840s, an agent for the Ute (1853-1861), and a Union commander in the Civil War.
Carson, John William Known as "Johnny." 1925-2005.
American comedian and mainstay of late-night television as the host of The Tonight Show (1962-1992).
Carson, Rachel Louise 1907-1964.
American environmentalist and writer whose best-known work, Silent Spring (1962), condemns the use of pesticides hazardous to wildlife.
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1. (Biography) Christopher, known as Kit Carson. 1809–68, US frontiersman, trapper, scout, and Indian agent
2. (Biography) Edward Henry, Baron. 1854–1935, Anglo-Irish politician and lawyer; led northern Irish resistance to the British government's plan for home rule for Ireland
3. (Biography) Rachel (Louise). 1907–64, US marine biologist and science writer; author of Silent Spring (1962)
4. (Biography) Willie, full name William Hunter Fisher Carson. born 1942, Scottish jockey: rode four winners in the Derby (1979, 1980, 1989, 1994)
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1. Christopher ( “Kit” ), 1809–68, U.S. frontiersman and scout.
2. Rachel Louise, 1907–1964, U.S. marine biologist and author.
3. a city in SW California. 89,380.
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|Noun||1.||Carson - United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)|
|2.||Carson - United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)|
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