Cavell
biographical name Edith Louisa 1865-1915 English nurse

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cavell — ist der Name folgender Personen: Edith Cavell (1865–1915), britische Spionin und Krankenschwester; nach ihr ist der Mount Edith Cavell benannt Stanley Cavell (* 1926), US amerikanischer Philosoph Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cavell — [kav′əl] Edith Louisa 1865 1915; Eng. nurse executed by the Germans in WWI …   English World dictionary

  • Cavell — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom Cavell peut faire référence à plusieurs personnalités : Stanley Louis Cavell, philosophe américain né en 1926 Edith Cavell (1865 1915),… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cavell — Recorded in various spellings including Cavel, Cavell, Cavill, Caville, and others, this famous surname is English. It is locational from Cavil, given as being a township in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The placename is first recorded as Cafeld… …   Surnames reference

  • Cavell — noun English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865 1915) • Syn: ↑Edith Cavell, ↑Edith Louisa Cavell • Instance Hypernyms: ↑nurse * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cavell — /kav euhl/, n. Edith Louisa, 1865 1915, English nurse: executed by the Germans in World War I. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Cavell — Cav•ell [[t]ˈkæv əl[/t]] n. big Edith Louisa, 1865–1915, English nurse: executed by the Germans in World War I …   From formal English to slang

  • Cavell — /ˈkævəl/ (say kavuhl) noun Edith Louisa, 1865–1915, English nurse, executed by a German firing squad in World War I after having assisted the escape of Allied soldiers from occupied Belgium …   Australian English dictionary

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