Fairbanks

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Fair·​banks | \ˈfer-ˌbaŋ(k)s \

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Charles Warren 1852–1918 American lawyer and politician; vice president of U.S. (1905–09)

Fairbanks

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Definition of Fairbanks (Entry 2 of 3)

Douglas Elton 1883–1939 American actor

Fairbanks

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Fair·​banks | \ˈfer-ˌbaŋks \

Definition of Fairbanks (Entry 3 of 3)

city in east central Alaska population 31,535

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