/yung/, n.1. Andrew (Jackson, Jr.), born 1932, U.S. clergyman, civil-rights leader, politician, and diplomat: mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, since 1981.2. Art(hur Henry), 1866-1944, U.S. cartoonist and author.3. Brigham, 1801-77, U.S. leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.4. Charles, 1864-1922, U.S. army colonel: highest-ranking black officer in World War I.5. Denton T. (Cy), 1867-1955, U.S. baseball player.6. Edward, 1683-1765, English poet.7. Ella, 1867-1956, Irish poet and mythologist in the U.S.8. Owen D., 1874-1962, U.S. lawyer, industrialist, government administrator, and financier.9. Stark, 1881-1963, U.S. drama critic, novelist, and playwright.10. Thomas, 1773-1829, English physician, physicist, mathematician, and Egyptologist.11. Whitney M., Jr., 1921-71, U.S. social worker and educator: executive director of the National Urban League 1961-71.
* * *(as used in expressions)Young Men's Christian AssociationMavis de Trafford YoungHayne Robert YoungJackson Alexander YoungSimpson Sir James YoungYoung AndrewYoung BrighamYoung ColemanYoung CyDenton True YoungYoung Lester WillisYoung NeilYoung ThomasCharles Edward the Young Pretender
* * *town, south-central New South Wales, Australia, on Burrangong Creek and the Western Slopes of the Great Dividing Range. The first settlement in 1830 was a sheep station. Known as Lambing Flat, the locality was the scene in 1860 of anti-Chinese rioting over local gold diggings. Proclaimed a town in 1861 and a municipality in 1882, the community was named after Sir John Young, state governor (1861–67), and now serves a district of cherry, prune, apple, and pear orchards and cereal, cattle, poultry, and pig farming. Industries include fruit processing, magnesium oxide treatment, knitwear production, brandy distilling, steel fabrication, and flour milling. The town has rail and road links to Sydney (168 miles [270 km] northeast). Pop. (2006) local government area, 11,984.
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