HyperDic: cornell

English > 2 senses of the word Cornell:
NOUNperson Cornell, Katherine CornellUnited States actress noted for her performances in Broadway plays (1893-1974)
person Cornell, Ezra CornellUnited States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)
Cornell > pronunciation
Soundskaorneh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > Cornell: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States actress noted for her performances in Broadway plays (1893-1974).
SynonymKatherine Cornell
Instance ofactressA female actor
English > Cornell: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874).
SynonymEzra Cornell
Instance ofbusinessman, man of affairsA person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
philanthropist, altruistsomeone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being

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