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Synonyms for Evans

United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)

British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)

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After an excellent voyage the Hotspur landed us at Sydney, where Evans and I changed our names and made our way to the diggings, where, among the crowds who were gathered from all nations, we had no difficulty in losing our former identities.
Well, I laughed at this story at the time, though it interested me, for the Diamond Fields were not discovered then, but poor Evans went off and was killed, and for twenty years I never thought any more of the matter.
Evans, "I think Billy Jackson is a much better name for it.
One day Scanlan, who was McMurdo's fellow boarder, received a note from McGinty inclosing one from Evans Pott, which informed him that he was sending over two good men, Lawler and Andrews, who had instructions to act in the neighbourhood; though it was best for the cause that no particulars as to their objects should be given.
There one may learn of the shooting of Policemen Hunt and Evans because they had ventured to arrest two members of the society--a double outrage planned at the Vermissa lodge and carried out in cold blood upon two helpless and disarmed men.
Designers Clements Ribeiro have teamed up with Evans for a second fabulous swan collection.
LANCASTER -- Danielle Evans figured if she was to pursue her political ambitions, it had to be on her own terms.
In the mid-nineteenth century, Marian Evans Lewes, also known as George Eliot, was considered a fallen woman--"not a prostitute exactly" writes Kathyrn Hughes in George Eliot: The Last Victorian, "but a woman who had become sexually intimate with a man who could not or would not marry her.
After his shift at Hershey Foods, Jacob Evans of Memphis, Tennessee, drove home--right into a kidnapping.
In 1987, the taxpayer hired John Evans to serve as the clinic's business manager.
Evans presents Rauschenbusch's life and thought within the broader context of American society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Mining equipment suppliers who source engines, axles, transmissions and other high-end parts from the States to take advantage of a lower American dollar have "really come out on top," says North Bay's Rick Evans, manager of the Mayor's Office of Economic Development.
At a reunion in Port Townsend, Washington, former dancers and students acknowledged how Evans has made modern dance accessible and enjoyable to, as he says, "regular" human beings, who seek a more natural and spontaneous dance based on what Evans calls "essential, universal human movement patterns.
Today, Vircy evans, 90, is independent, but she hasn't always been.