biographical name Edward 1916- British prime minister (1970-74)

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  • Heath — can mean: * Heath (habitat), a landscape characterised by open, low growing woody vegetation. * Any of several related genera of flowering plants in the Heath habitat ** Erica (the genus most widely so known as heath) ** Calluna , genus growing… …   Wikipedia

  • Heath — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Heath (Alabama) Heath (Indiana) Heath (Kentucky) Heath (Massachusetts) Heath (Montana) Heath (Ohio) Heath (Pennsylvania) Heath (Tennessee) Heath (Texas) Heath Grove (New York) Heath Manor… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heath — (h[=e]th), n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h[=ae][eth]; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei[eth]r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. hai[thorn]i field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh[=e]tra field. [root]20.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heath — Heath, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 249 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.910125 sq. miles (2.357213 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.002215 sq. miles (0.005737 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.912340 sq. miles (2.362950 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • heath — heath; heath·ered; heath·ery; heath·land; heath·less; heath·er; …   English syllables

  • heath — [hēth] n. [ME hethe < OE hæth, akin to Ger heide, wasteland, heath < IE base * kaito , forested or uncultivated land > Welsh coed, forest] 1. a tract of open wasteland, esp. in the British Isles, covered with heather, low shrubs, etc.;… …   English World dictionary

  • Heath —   [hiːθ],    1) Edward Richard George, britischer Politiker, * Broadstairs (County Kent) 9. 7. 1916; Bankangestellter, 1959/60 Arbeitsminister und 1960 63 Lordsiegelbewahrer. 1961 63 führte er die Verhandlungen mit der EWG über den Beitritt… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • heath — O.E. hæð untilled land, tract of wasteland, earlier heather, influenced by O.N. heiðr field, from P.Gmc. *haithiz (Cf. O.S. hetha, O.H.G. heida heather, Du. heide heath, Goth. haiþi field ), from PIE *kaito fore …   Etymology dictionary

  • Heath — (spr. Hihd), Charles, geb. um 1790, Kupferstecher in London, gründete 1834 das berühmte Annual u. st. 1849 in London. Er gab die Kupferwerke: Shakespeare gallery, Portfolio ofengravings, Drawing Room portfolio, Ecce homo, The Infant Herkules von… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Heath — Heath, Edward …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • heath — [hi:θ] n [: Old English; Origin: hAth] an area of open land where grass, bushes, and other small plants grow, especially in Britain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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