hammond








< /heɪz/, 1855–1936, U.S. engineer.

  • a city in NW Indiana, near Chicago.
  • a city in SE Louisiana.
  • noun

    1. a city in NW Indiana, adjacent to Chicago. Pop: 80 547 (2003 est)

    noun

    1. Dame Joan. 1912–96, Australian operatic singer, born in New Zealand
    2. Walter Reginald, known as Wally. 1903–65, English cricketer. An all-rounder, he played for England 85 times between 1928 and 1946

    type of electric organ favored by 1960s rock bands, trademark name (1935), invented 1929 by U.S. inventor and clockmaker Laurens Hammond (1895-1973).

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