/rich"euhrd seuhn/, n.
1. Henry Handel (Henrietta Richardson Robertson), 1870-1946, Australian novelist.
2. Henry Hobson /hob"seuhn/, 1838-86, U.S. architect.
3. Jack (Carter), born 1934, U.S. playwright and novelist.
4. Sir Owen Williams, 1879-1959, English physicist: Nobel prize 1928.
5. Sir Ralph (David), 1902-83, English actor.
6. Samuel, 1689-1761, English novelist.
7. Tony, 1928-91, English motion-picture and theatrical director.
8. Walter Hart, 1880-1961, U.S. journalist.
9. a city in NE Texas, near Dallas. 72,496.

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(as used in expressions)
Richardson Dorothy Miller
Richardson Henry Handel
Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson
Richardson Henry Hobson
Richardson John
Richardson Sir Ralph David
Richardson Samuel
Richardson Tony
Cecil Antonio Richardson

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      city, northern suburb of Dallas, Dallas and Collin counties, northern Texas, U.S. The original founders settled Breckenridge township (c. 1853) south of the present city limits in what is now Restland. In 1872 Ryley and Jack Wheeler gave land for a town site and right-of-way to the Houston and Texas Central Railway, and the town was laid out and named for George Richardson, then president of the railroad. Most of the business area was rebuilt in the early 1890s after a destructive fire. Completion of the “Red Brick Road” (later the Greenville Highway) to Dallas in 1924 brought a quick increase in population. Richardson was incorporated the following year and adopted a city charter in 1956.

      Although it is mainly residential, the city has developed into a research centre, with the Sun Oil Company Laboratory and the W.L. Clayton Research Center (foods); manufactures include electronic equipment. The city boasts its own symphony orchestra. Owens Spring Creek Farm is a showcase farm and museum displaying vintage sausage-making equipment and a traditional blacksmith shop. Pop. (1990) 74,840; (2000) 91,802.

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