Blackwood


Blackwood

Blackwood (surname) is a Scottish surname, and may also refer to:

In botany:
* African Blackwood, tree native to seasonally dry regions of Africa
* Australian Blackwood, Acacia species native in eastern Australia
* Acacia argyrodendron, Acacia species native in eastern Australia

In places:
*Blackwood, Victoria, Australia
*Blackwood, New Jersey, USA
*Blackwood, North Carolina, USA
*Blackwood, Caerphilly, Wales, United Kingdom
*Blackwood, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom
*Blackwood, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
*Blackwood, South Australia, suburb of Adelaide, Australia
*Blackwood, County Kildare, also known as Coill Dubh, Ireland

In fiction:
* Blackwood, fictional empire central to Charlie Martin's novel "Shadowslayers"
* Blackwood, fictional racing circuit in the racing simulator Live for Speed

In other uses:
* Blackwood convention, in Contract Bridge
* Blackwood Golf Club, golf course in South Australia
* Blackwood's Magazine, 19th century British periodical
* Blackwood River, in Western Australia
* Lincoln Blackwood, American luxury pickup truck manufactured by Lincoln
* British Maritime
** HMS "Blackwood", Royal Navy warship, named after Captain Henry Blackwood
** "Blackwood" class frigate, class of ship in the Royal Navy, also named after Captain Henry Blackwood


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  • Blackwood — ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Algernon Blackwood (1869–1951), englischer Autor, Esoteriker und Theosoph Caroline Blackwood (Lady Caroline Maureen Hamilton Temple Blackwood; 1931–1996), britische Schriftstellerin, Journalistin und High… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blackwood — Blackwood, NJ U.S. Census Designated Place in New Jersey Population (2000): 4692 Housing Units (2000): 1840 Land area (2000): 1.240579 sq. miles (3.213084 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.011688 sq. miles (0.030271 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.252267 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Blackwood, NJ — U.S. Census Designated Place in New Jersey Population (2000): 4692 Housing Units (2000): 1840 Land area (2000): 1.240579 sq. miles (3.213084 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.011688 sq. miles (0.030271 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.252267 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Blackwood [2] — Blackwood (spr. bläckwudd), William, engl. Verlagsbuchhändler, geb. 1776, gest. 1834, begründete 1804 in Edinburg ein Verlagsgeschäft, dessen Hauptunternehmen seit 1817 das »Blackwood s Edinburgh Magazine« war, eine Monatsschrift für Literatur,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Blackwood — Black wood (bl[a^]k w[oo^]d), n. A name given to several dark colored timbers. The East Indian black wood is from the tree {Dalbergia latifolia}. Balfour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blackwood — (spr. Bläckwudd, Schwarzes Botanyholz), das Holz von Dalberga latifolia, das härteste Holz, was es gibt, u. brauchbar zu kleinen Drechslerarbeiten, macht aber viel Abgang beim Verarbeiten, denn es ist schief u. krumm, voller Knorren u. hohl.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Blackwood [1] — Blackwood, s. Acacia …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Blackwood — Blackwood, Handelsname für verschiedene dunkelfarbige, harte, ausländische Hölzer; s. Nutzhölzer …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Blackwood — (spr. bläckwudd), s. Botanyholz …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Blackwood — (Bläckwudd), Schwarzholz, das Holz der Dalbergia Latifolia in Ostindien u. Madagascar, frisch blau , später kohlschwarz, wahrscheinlich das härteste Holz, wird zu seinen Drechslerarbeiten verwendet …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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