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Ev·ans(ĕv′ənz), Sir Arthur John 1851-1941.
British archaeologist who unearthed in Crete remnants of a Bronze Age civilization that he named Minoan, after the legendary King Minos.
Evans, Janet Born 1971.
American swimmer who competed in three Olympic games (1988, 1992, and 1996), winning four gold medals and one silver.
A peak, 4,348 m (14,264 ft) high, of north-central Colorado in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Evans, Walker 1903-1975.
American photographer noted for his photographs of the rural South during the 1930s.
Evans, William John Known as "Bill." 1929-1980.
American jazz pianist known for his lyrical style. He recorded with Miles Davis and Charles Mingus and formed his own trio in 1959.
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1. (Biography) Sir Arthur (John). 1851–1941, British archaeologist, whose excavations of the palace of Knossos in Crete provided evidence for the existence of the Minoan civilization
2. (Biography) Dame Edith (Mary Booth). 1888–1976, British actress
3. (Biography) Sir Geraint (Llewellyn). 1922–92, Welsh operatic baritone
4. (Biography) Herbert McLean. 1882–1971, US anatomist and embryologist; discoverer of vitamin E (1922)
5. (Biography) Mary Ann. real name of (George) Eliot1
6. (Biography) Oliver. 1755–1819, US engineer: invented the continuous production line and a high-pressure steam engine
7. (Biography) Walker. 1903–75, US photographer, noted esp for his studies of rural poverty in the Great Depression
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1. Sir Arthur John, 1851–1941, English archaeologist.
2. Herbert McLean, 1882–1971, U.S. embryologist and anatomist.
3. Mary Ann, Eliot, George.
4. Maurice, 1901–1989, U.S. actor and producer, born in England.
5. Walker, 1903–75, U.S. photographer.
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|Noun||1.||Evans - United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)|
|2.||Evans - British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)|
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