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Rob·erts(rŏb′ərts), John Glover, Jr. Born 1955.
American jurist who has served as the chief justice of the US Supreme Court since 2005.
Roberts, Kenneth Lewis 1885-1957.
American writer noted for his historical novels about the colonial period, including Northwest Passage (1937).
Roberts, Richard John Born 1943.
British-born American biochemist. He shared a 1993 Nobel Prize for discovering that some genes contain sequences, known as introns, that do not function as codes for the formation of a protein.
1. (Biography) Frederick Sleigh, 1st Earl. 1832–1914, British field marshal. He was awarded the Victoria Cross (1858) for his service during the Indian Mutiny and was commander in chief (1899–1900) in the second Boer War
2. (Biography) Julia. born 1967, US film actress; her films include Pretty Woman (1990), Notting Hill (1999), Erin Brockovich (2000), which earned her an Academy Award, and Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
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|Noun||1.||Roberts - United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)|
|2.||Roberts - United States evangelist (born 1918)|
|3.||Roberts - United States writer remembered for his historical novels about colonial America (1885-1957)|
|4.||Roberts - a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)|