Seward

noun
United States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑pol, ↑political leader

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  • Seward — is the name of a number of people and places:PeopleFamily name* Adam Seward (born 1982), National Football League player * Albert Charles Seward (1863 1941), British botanist and geologist, winner of the 1934 Darwin Medal * Anna Seward (1747… …   Wikipedia

  • Seward — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Seward (Alaska) Seward (Kansas) Seward (Nebraska) Seward (New York) Seward (North Carolina) Seward (Pennsylvania) Countys: Seward County (Kansas) Seward County (Nebraska) Personen: Adam… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Seward — Seward, AK U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 2830 Housing Units (2000): 1058 Land area (2000): 14.436651 sq. miles (37.390753 sq. km) Water area (2000): 7.093999 sq. miles (18.373372 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.530650 sq. miles (55.764125… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Seward, AK — U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 2830 Housing Units (2000): 1058 Land area (2000): 14.436651 sq. miles (37.390753 sq. km) Water area (2000): 7.093999 sq. miles (18.373372 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.530650 sq. miles (55.764125 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Seward, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 63 Housing Units (2000): 38 Land area (2000): 0.246392 sq. miles (0.638153 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.246392 sq. miles (0.638153 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Seward, NE — U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 6319 Housing Units (2000): 2415 Land area (2000): 3.272601 sq. miles (8.475998 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.272601 sq. miles (8.475998 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Seward, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 484 Housing Units (2000): 226 Land area (2000): 0.214623 sq. miles (0.555870 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.214623 sq. miles (0.555870 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Seward — (spr. ßjūĕrd), William Henry, nordamerikan. Staatsmann, geb. 16. Mai 1801 in Florida (New York), gest. 10. Okt. 1872 in Auburn, studierte die Rechte, ward 1830 als Senator in die Legislatur und 1838 zum Gouverneur des Staates New York gewählt und …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Seward — (spr. Sjuhrd), William Henry, geb. 16. Mai 1801 zu Florida in der Grafschaft Orange des Staates New York; studirte auf dem Union College in Shenectady, widmete sich den Rechtswissenschaften u. ließ sich 1823 in Auburn als Advocat nieder; er wurde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • seward — seward, or seaward /s(y)uward/siyword/ One who guards the sea coast; custos marls …   Black's law dictionary

  • Seward — [so͞o′ərd] William Henry 1801 72; U.S. statesman: secretary of state (1861 69) …   English World dictionary

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