Attucks
biographical name Crispus 1723?-1770 American patriot

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Attucks — may refer to:People: * Crispus Attucks, first martyr of the American RevolutionInstitutions: * Attucks Theatre, located in Norfolk, Virginia * Crispus Attucks Communication and Writing Magnet School, elementary school located in Kansas City,… …   Wikipedia

  • Attucks — n. Crispus Attucks (1723 1770), black man who fought for the American Colonists during the Revolutionary War against the British (one of the first men killed in the war) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Attucks — /at euhks/, n. Crispus /kris peuhs/, 1723? 70, American patriot, probably a fugitive slave, killed in the Boston Massacre. * * * …   Universalium

  • Attucks — At•tucks [[t]ˈæt əks[/t]] n. big Crispus, 1723?–70, American patriot, probably a fugitive slave, killed in the Boston Massacre …   From formal English to slang

  • Attucks — /at euhks/, n. Crispus /kris peuhs/, 1723? 70, American patriot, probably a fugitive slave, killed in the Boston Massacre …   Useful english dictionary

  • Attucks, Crispus — born 1723? died March 5, 1770, Boston, Mass. American patriot and martyr of the Boston Massacre. His early life is unclear, but he was probably a runaway slave of African and Natick Indian ancestry, and he may have served on whaling ships. He is… …   Universalium

  • Attucks Theatre — The Attucks Theatre, located in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, was financed, designed and constructed by African American entrepreneurs in 1919. The theatre was named in honor of Crispus Attucks, an African American who was the first patriot to lose his …   Wikipedia

  • Attucks,Crispus — At·tucks (ătʹəks), Crispus. 1723? 1770. American patriot who was among the five persons killed in the Boston Massacre. * * * …   Universalium

  • Attucks, Crispus — (¿1723? –5 mar. 1770, Boston, Mass., EE.UU.). Patriota estadounidense y mártir de la masacre de Boston. Sus comienzos no están claros, pero es probable que fuera un esclavo fugitivo, de origen africano e indio natick, quien tal vez trabajó en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Attucks, Crispus —  (c. 1723–1770) Black American killed in the Boston Massacre …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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