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 (âr′härt′), Amelia 1897?-1937.
American aviator who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean (1932) and from Hawaii to California (1935). While attempting to fly around the world, she crashed in the Pacific Ocean (1937) and was never found.
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(Biography) Amelia. 1898–1937, US aviator: the first woman to fly the Atlantic (1928). She disappeared on a Pacific flight (1937)
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(ˈɛər hɑrt)

Amelia (Mary), 1897–1937, U.S. aviator.
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Noun1.Earhart - first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928)Earhart - first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
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