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Cor·bett

 (kôr′bət), James John Known as "Gentleman Jim." 1866-1933.
American heavyweight boxing champion (1892-1897) who was famed for his courteous manner.
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Corbett

(ˈkɔːbət)
n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering any separate mountain peak between 2500 feet and 3000 feet high: originally used of Scotland only, but now sometimes extended to other parts of the British Isles
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