Associations to the word «Hamilton»


HAMILTON, proper noun. A Scottish surname​.
HAMILTON, proper noun. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
HAMILTON, proper noun. Cities in Alabama, California, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Australia, Bermuda, Ontario, New Zealand and Scotland.
HAMILTON, noun. (slang) A United States ten-dollar bill.
HAMILTON, noun. Alternative form of Hamilton (slang: a United States ten-dollar bill).

Dictionary definition

HAMILTON, noun. Irish mathematician (1806-1865).
HAMILTON, noun. English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815).
HAMILTON, noun. United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970).
HAMILTON, noun. United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804).
HAMILTON, noun. A port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario.
HAMILTON, noun. The capital of Bermuda.

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