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Ste·vens(stē′vənz), John Paul Born 1920.
American jurist who was an associate justice of the US Supreme Court (1975-2010).
Stevens, Nettie Maria 1861-1912.
American biologist whose studies on insect chromosomes led to the discovery of the chromosomal determination of sex.
Stevens, Wallace 1879-1955.
American poet whose artful and innovative works, including "Peter Quince at the Clavier" and "Sunday Morning" (both 1915), concern the role of imagination in bringing order to a chaotic world.
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1. (Biography) Thaddeus (ˈθædɪəs). 1792–1868, US Radical Republican politician. An opponent of slavery, he supported Reconstruction and entered the resolution calling for the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson
2. (Biography) Wallace. 1879–1955, US poet, whose books include the collections Harmonium (1923), The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937), and Transport to Summer (1947)
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1. John Paul, born 1920, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1975.
2. Thaddeus, 1792–1868, U.S. abolitionist and political leader.
3. Wallace, 1879–1955, U.S. poet.
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|Noun||1.||Stevens - United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)|
|2.||Stevens - United States poet (1879-1955)|
|3.||Stevens - United States filmmaker (1905-1975)|
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