Whitney

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Whit·​ney | \ˈhwit-nē, ˈwit-\

Definition of Whitney 

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Eli 1765–1825 American inventor

Whitney

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Definition of Whitney (Entry 2 of 3)

Josiah Dwight 1819–1896 American geologist

Whitney

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Definition of Whitney (Entry 3 of 3)

William Dwight 1827–1894 brother of Josiah Whitney American philologist

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