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Overview page. Subjects: History.

A triangular piece of land.

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Gores

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 20 words.

North German (Göres): patronymic from the personal name Gör(e), a Low German form of Latin Gregorius (

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Goral

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

Polish (Góral): topographic name denoting someone from the mountains of southern Poland, from góral, a derivative of

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Goring

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

‘(settlement of) the family or followers of a man called *Gāra’, OE pers. name + -ingas: Goring Oxon. Garinges

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Goring

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 41 words.

1. English: habitational name from places in Oxfordshire and West Sussex named Goring, from Old English Gāringas ‘people of Gāra’,

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Gore

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 65 words.

1. English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Kent and Wiltshire, named Gore, from Old English

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Gore-Booth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 17 words.

For this title name see entries Booth, Paul Henry Gore-, Baron Gore-Booth of Maltby (1909–1984).

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Kensington Gore

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 81 words.

Westminster. Street in Kensington preserving the name of an estate called Gara c.1130, Kyngesgore 1270, the Gore

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Gore Charlie

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 268 words.

b. Charles Mansfield Gore, 4 October 1930, Chapmanville, West Virginia, USA, d. 30 June 1984. He learned guitar and fiddle

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Gore Martin

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 296 words.

b. 23 July 1961, Basildon, Essex, England. Gore has spent most of his music career as the keyboard player and

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Vidal, Gore

Jay Parini.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 5611 words.

Gore Vidal is a novelist, essayist, playwright, and provocateur whose career has spanned six decades, beginning in the years immediately

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Gore, Christopher

Malcolm Lester.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1344 words.

Gore, Christopher (21 September 1758–01 March 1827), Federalist statesman, diplomat, and lawyer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of John Gore, a paint and color dealer, and...

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George Goring

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(1608–57).

Royalist commander in the Civil War. Despite being universally disliked, George, Lord Goring, rose high in the king's service. He was first under Newcastle in Yorkshire...

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Goring, George

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 118 words.

(1608–57).

Royalist commander in the Civil War. Despite being universally disliked, George, Lord Goring, rose high in the king's service. He was first under ...

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Vidal, Gore

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Music. 399 words.

Born 3 Oct. 1925; s of Eugene and Nina Gore Vidal; died 31 July 2012

author

Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire, USA (grad. 1943)

Army of the US,...

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Goring, Marius

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 702 words.

CBE 1991; FRSL

Born Newport, IoW, 23 May 1912; s of Dr Charles Buckman Goring, MD, BSc, criminologist, and Katie Winifred (Macdonald), pianist; m 1st, ...

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Charlie Gore

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Charles Mansfield Gore, 4 October 1930, Chapmanville, West Virginia, USA, d. 30 June 1984. He learned guitar and fiddle as a boy and played WLOG Logan during World War ...

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Martin Gore

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 23 July 1961, Basildon, Essex, England. Gore has spent most of his music career as the keyboard player and main songwriter with the highly successful Depeche Mode, happily surrendering...

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Vidal, Gore

Ira Bruce Nadel.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online November 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literature. 1885 words.

Vidal, Gore (3 Oct. 1925–31 July 2012), novelist, essayist, screenwriter, journalist, and cultural provocateur, was born Eugene Luther Vidal, Jr. at the Cadet Hospital at the US Military...

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Al Gore

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1948– )

US Democratic politician, vice-president of the USA 1993–2001.

The son of a Democratic politician who became senator for Tennessee (1953–71), Al Gore grew up in...

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Gore, Lesley

Corey J. Murray.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. 1467 words.

Gore, Lesley (2 May 1946–16 Feb. 2015), singer and songwriter, was born Lesley Sue Goldstein in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Leo Goldstein, a manufacturer of women’s swimwear, and...

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