Thompson

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Thomp·​son | \ ˈtäm(p)-sən How to pronounce Thompson (audio) \

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Benjamin 1753–1814 Count Rumford \ ˈrəm(p)-​fərd How to pronounce Thompson (audio) \ British (American-born) physicist and statesman

Thompson

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Dorothy 1894–1961 American journalist

Thompson

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Francis 1859–1907 English poet

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Definition of Thompson (Entry 4 of 5)

Sir John Sparrow David 1844–1894 Canadian statesman; prime minister (1892–94)

Thompson

geographical name
Thomp·​son | \ ˈtäm(p)-sən How to pronounce Thompson (audio) \

Definition of Thompson (Entry 5 of 5)

river 304 miles (489 kilometers) long in southern British Columbia, Canada, flowing south (as the North Thompson) and then west and southwest into the Fraser River

Note: The Thompson is joined by a branch, the South Thompson .

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“Thompson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thompson. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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