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 (mär′kəm), Beryl 1903-1986.
British aviation pioneer who was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from east to west (1936).


(Placename) Mount Markham a mountain in Antarctica, in Victoria Land. Height: 4350 m (14 272 ft)


(ˈmɑr kəm)

1. Mount, a mountain in Antarctica, SW of the Ross Sea. 15,100 ft. (4600 m).
2. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada. 153,811.
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Markham,' said she; and without another word or glance, she withdrew, with her child, into the garden; and I returned home, angry and dissatisfied - I could scarcely tell you why, and therefore will not attempt it.
One of Steerforth's friends was named Grainger, and the other Markham.
Upon my honour,' returned Markham, 'town seems to sharpen a man's appetite.
Markham was the singer, and he sang 'When the heart of a man is depressed with care'.
There was no bedroom before me, but again the jingling table covered with glasses; the lamp; Grainger on my right hand, Markham on my left, and Steerforth opposite - all sitting in a mist, and a long way off.
Only her vast enthusiasm and her worship of Miss Markham, one of the pioneers of the society, kept her in her place, for which she had no sound qualification.
Kit Markham is the only person who knows how to deal with the thing.
But it was the day Kit Markham was here, and she upsets one so--with her wonderful vitality, always thinking of something new that we ought to be doing and aren't--and I was conscious at the time that my dates were mixed.
I remember how jubilant Markham was at securing a new photograph of the planet for the illustrated paper he edited in those days.
Marguerite Markham MUNDELEIN - Visitation for Marguerite Markham (nee Kennedy), 90, is 10-11 AM Friday February 2, 2018 at Santa Maria del Popolo Chapel, 116 N.
Markham tells the story of the Flores twins (not their real names) and how they escaped the violence of El Salvador only to be faced with mounting debt owed to the coyotes who helped them escape, the pressures of finding a job and a place to live, and difficulties learning English and going to school in a new environment.
Michael Chan, MPP for Markham--Unionville, was joined by Steven Del Duca, MPP for Vaughan, and Helena Jaczek, MPP for Oak Ridges--Markham to make the announcement today at the Markham PanAm Centre.