Lubbock

biographical name (1)
Lub·​bock | \ ˈlə-bək How to pronounce Lubbock (audio) \

Definition of Lubbock

 (Entry 1 of 3)

Sir John 1834–1913 1st Baron Avebury \ ˈāv-​b(ə-​)rē How to pronounce Lubbock (audio) , ˈā-​ \ son of Sir John William Lubbock English financier and author

Lubbock

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Definition of Lubbock (Entry 2 of 3)

Sir John William 1803–1865 English astronomer and mathematician

Lubbock

geographical name
Lub·​bock | \ ˈlə-bək How to pronounce Lubbock (audio) \

Definition of Lubbock (Entry 3 of 3)

city in northwestern Texas population 229,573

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“Lubbock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lubbock. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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