Knox

/nɒks/ (say noks)

noun
1. Sir Adrian, 1863–1932, Australian judge; chief justice of the High Court 1919–30.
2. James Robert, Cardinal, 1914–83, Australian Roman Catholic prelate; archbishop of Melbourne 1967–74.
3. John, 1505?–72, leader of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland, preacher, statesman, and historian.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Knox — is a Scottish surname that comes from the Scots Gaelic, Knock , meaning hillock or hump.Arguably, the most famous Knoxes are Presbyterian reformer John Knox, and United States Army post Fort Knox, but the name has come to be identified with many… …   Wikipedia

  • Knox — bezeichnet: KNOX, ein Warenname für Räucherwaren und Duftöle Knox bezeichnet: Knox (Name), ein Personenname, siehe dort Bedeutung und Namensträger Knox Klasse, eine Klasse von Fregatten der United States Navy USS Knox, mehrere Schiffe der US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Knox — puede aludir a: Personalidades Eric B. Knox, botánico estadounidense. John Knox (1514 1572), reformador escocés. Taylor Knox, surfista estadounidense. Ronald Knox, teólogo y literato inglés. Mike Knox, luchador profesional estadounidense Sasha… …   Wikipedia Español

  • KNOX (J.) — KNOX JOHN (1513 env. 1572) Réformateur écossais, un des fondateurs du presbytérianisme. La date de sa naissance, près de Haddington, sur la Tyne, est encore discutée: on la fixait anciennement à l’année 1505 et l’on penche aujourd’hui pour 1513… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Knox — Knox, ND U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 59 Housing Units (2000): 28 Land area (2000): 0.497520 sq. miles (1.288572 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.497520 sq. miles (1.288572 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • KNOX — is a callsign used by two Grand Forks, North Dakota radio stations: *KNOX (AM) 1310 AM carrying a News/Talk format *KNOX FM 94.7 FM carrying a Classic rock formatBoth stations are owned by Leighton Broadcasting.KNOX can also refer to:*KNOX… …   Wikipedia

  • Knox — Knox, John * * * (as used in expressions) D Arcy, William Knox Fort Knox Knox, Henry Knox, John Knox, Philander Chase Polk, James K(nox) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Knox, IN — U.S. city in Indiana Population (2000): 3721 Housing Units (2000): 1586 Land area (2000): 3.928165 sq. miles (10.173899 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.928165 sq. miles (10.173899 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Knox, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 59 Housing Units (2000): 28 Land area (2000): 0.497520 sq. miles (1.288572 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.497520 sq. miles (1.288572 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Knox, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1176 Housing Units (2000): 570 Land area (2000): 0.571978 sq. miles (1.481415 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.571978 sq. miles (1.481415 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Knox [1] — Knox (spr. Nocks), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Tennessee (Nordamerika), 24 QM.; gebirgig durch Verzweigungen der Cumberland Mountains (Copper Ridge, Chestnut Ridge u. Bay s Mountain); Flüsse: Holston, Clinch u. French Broad Rivers; Producte:… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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