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Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (1831—1892) author and Egyptologist

Amelia Batistich (b. 1915)

Amelia Curran (1775—1847) painter

Amelia E. Barr (1831—1919) novelist

Amelia E. Johnson (1858—1922)

Amelia Earhart (1898—1937) American aviator

Amelia Gavin

Amelia Goes to the Ball

Amelia Jane Hicks (1839—1917) socialist and trade unionist

Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818—1894)

Amelia Lewsham (c. 1748—1803) white negress

Amelia Long (1772—1837) watercolour painter

Amelia Louisa Freund (c. 1825—1886) campaigner for women's rights and food reformer

Amelia Matilda Murray (1795—1884) writer and courtier

Amelia Opie (1769—1853) novelist and poet

Amelia Peláez (1896—1968)

Amelia Robertson Hill (1820—1904) sculptor

Amelia Rosselli (1930—1996)

Amelia Simmons

Amelia Taylor (b. 1818)

Amelia U. Santos-Paulino

Amelia Walker (1818—1892)

Amelia Warren Griffiths (1768—1858) phycologist and seaweed collector

Bingham, Amelia (1869—1927)

Caroline Amelia Halsted (1804—1848) historian and author

Dame Frances Amelia Yates (1899—1981) historian

Grimaldi, Amelia


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n. congenital total absence of the arms or legs due to a developmental defect. It is one of the fetal abnormalities induced by the drug thalidomide taken early in pregnancy. See also phocomelia.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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