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Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

A nymph, the daughter of Peneus (Penneus), a river-god, was loved both by the god Apollo and the mortal Leucippus. Leucippus was killed by the nymphs, but Apollo kept on ...

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Dane

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 57 words.

1. English: variant of Dean or Dence.

2. French (Dané): ethnic name for someone from Denmark.

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Danes

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 39 words.

1. English: patronymic or genitive from Dane, variant of Dean 2, i.e. ‘son (or servant) of the dean’.

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Dane

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 63 words.

Variants: Danes

Current frequencies: GB 746, Ireland 77 • GB frequency 1881: 658 • Main GB location 1881: Kent

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Dane

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A Viking invader of the British Isles in the 9th–11th centuries; the term in this sense, broadly covering all Norse invaders of the period and not just those coming from Denmark, is...

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Dane <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

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Dane, Nathan

George Dargo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1435 words.

Dane, Nathan (29 December 1752–15 February 1835), lawyer, legislator, and legal writer, was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, the son of Daniel Dane and Abigail Burnham, prosperous farmers....

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Dane Barbara

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 408 words.

b. Barbara Jean Spillman, 12 May 1927, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Born into a white middle-class family, as a child Dane

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Barbara Dane

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Barbara Jean Spillman, 12 May 1927, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Born into a white middle-class family, as a child Dane sang and played piano in Sunday school and also learned ...

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Coolidge, Dane

Richard H. Dillon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Natural History; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1040 words.

Coolidge, Dane (24 March 1873–08 August 1940), novelist, naturalist, and photographer, was born in Natick, Massachusetts, the son of Francis Coolidge, a corporal in the Civil War and,...

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Mrs Dane's Defence (1900)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 340 words.

James Risby tells his gossipy aunt Mrs Bulsom-Porter that he has recognized 28-year-old Mrs Dane, a newcomer to the area,

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