1. United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858)
Syn: ↑Dred Scott
Instance Hypernyms: ↑slave
2. award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player
3. English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑explorer, ↑adventurer
4. United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
Syn: ↑Winfield Scott
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general
5. British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

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