Wells
I. biographical name Herbert George 1866-1946 English novelist & historian • Wellsian adjective II. geographical name city SW England in Somerset population 8374

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  • Wells — Wells, Herbert George Wells, Horace * * * (as used in expressions) Julia Elizabeth Wells Beadle, George Wells Brown, William Wells Llandrindod Wells Wells Fargo & Co. Wells, H(erbert) G(eorge) Wells, Ida B(ell) Ida Bell Wells Barnett …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wells — Wells, NV U.S. city in Nevada Population (2000): 1346 Housing Units (2000): 633 Land area (2000): 6.881204 sq. miles (17.822237 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.881204 sq. miles (17.822237 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • WELLS — (Heb. בְּאֵר, be er, pl. בְּאֵרוֹת, once (Jer. 6:7) בָּיִר, perhaps rather to be read בֵּיר), shafts dug from the surface of the ground to the groundwater. They are of utmost importance in countries with limited rainfall, where springs and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • wells — wells; wells·ian; wells·ite; …   English syllables

  • Wells — (spr. Uëlls), 1) Stadt in der englischen Grafschaft Somerset; gothische Kathedrale, Bischof, bischöflicher Palast, Rathhaus, Leder , Wollenwaaren , Spitzen , Papierfabriken, Seidenspinnerei; 5000 Ew. W. sendet zwei Mitglieder ins Unterhaus. In… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Wells — Wells, Sir Thomas Spencer, Wundarzt, geb. 3. Febr. 1818 in Saint Albans, im Krimkriege 1854 56 bei der engl. Flotte, dann Arzt in London, 1883 Baronet, gest. 31. Jan. 1897 in Antibes; verdient um die Ovariotomie …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wells — (Uëlls), engl. Fabrikstadt in der Grafschaft Somersett, mit 7800 E …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Wells — (Herbert George) (1866 1946) écrivain anglais; maître du roman d anticipation: la Machine à explorer le temps (1895), l île du docteur Moreau (1896), l Homme invisible (1897), la Guerre des mondes (1898). Membre de la Fabian Society …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wells — Wells, H.G. (1866 1946) a British writer of ↑novels and political ↑essays. His best known works are his ↑science fiction novels such as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wells — Désigne en anglais celui qui habite près d une source ou d un cours d eau (moyen anglais well, employé aujourd hui avec le sens de puits) …   Noms de famille

  • Wells — (izg. vȅlz), Herbert George (1866 1946) DEFINICIJA engleski književnik, povjesničar i sociolog, pisac klasičnih djela znanstvene fantastike (Vremenski stroj, Rat svjetova, Nevidljivi čovjek) i popularno pisanih historiografskih sinteza (Kratka… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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