Cecil

Cecil
/ses"euhl, sis"-/ or, for 5, /see"seuhl/, n.
1. (Edgar Algernon) Robert (1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood), 1864-1958, British statesman: Nobel peace prize 1937.
2. Robert (1st Earl of Salisbury and 1st Viscount Cecil of Cranborne), 1563-1612, British statesman (son of William Cecil).
3. Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-. See Salisbury (def. 1).
4. William (1st Baron Burghley or Burleigh), 1520-98, British statesman: adviser to Elizabeth I.
5. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning "blind."

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(as used in expressions)
Lawrence Cecil Adler
Beaton Sir Cecil Walter Hardy
Cecil Robert 1st earl of Salisbury
Cecil William 1st Baron Burghley
Day Lewis Cecil
DeMille Cecil Blount
Forester Cecil Scott
Rhodes Cecil John
Cecil Antonio Richardson
Cecil of Chelwood Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne Cecil 1st Viscount
Salisbury Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil 3rd marquess of

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      county, northeastern Maryland, U.S., lying at the head of Chesapeake Bay and bounded by Pennsylvania to the north, Delaware to the east, the Sassafras River to the south, and the Susquehanna River to the west. The county is drained by Octoraro Creek, the Northeast River, and the Elk River, which is the western terminus of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal (completed 1829). Parklands include Elk Neck Demonstration Forest and Elk Neck State Park. The county was formed in 1674 and named for Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, the founder of Maryland. The county seat is Elkton.

      Principal economic activities are agriculture, mining, and light manufacturing. Area 348 square miles (902 square km). Pop. (2000) 85,951; (2007 est.) 99,695.

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  • Cecil — IPA| [ˈsɛs(ɪ)l, ˈsɛs(ə)l, ˈsɪs(ɪ)l] may refer to:Places in the United States of America:*Cecil, Georgia *Cecil, Ohio *Cecil, Pennsylvania *Cecil County, Maryland *Cecil, WisconsinCecil for peopleAs a given nameInfobox Given Name Revised name =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cecil — Cecil, GA U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 265 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.846343 sq. miles (2.192019 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007722 sq. miles (0.020000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.854065 sq. miles (2.212019 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cecil — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cecil puede referirse a: Robert Cecil Gascoyne, tercer marqués de Salisbury (conocido como Lord Salisbury), político británico, tres veces Primer Ministro del Reino Unido. Cecil B. DeMille, director de cine de la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cecil — Cecil, William, barón de Burghley * * * (as used in expressions) Lawrence Cecil Adler Beaton, Sir Cecil (Walter Hardy) Cecil, Robert, 1 conde de Salisbury Cecil, William, 1 barón de Burghley Day Lewis, C(ecil) DeMille, Cecil B(lount) Forester,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CECIL (W.) — CECIL WILLIAM, baron BURGHLEY (1520 1598) Élevé à la pairie en 1571, Cecil réussit une extraordinaire carrière politique: protégé de Somerset au début du règne d’Édouard VI, il survécut à la disgrâce de son maître, parvint à demeurer en grâce… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cecil —   [sesl], eine der politisch einflussreichsten englischen Familien; ihr bedeutendster Angehöriger war William Cecil, 1. Baron Burghley. Dessen ältester Sohn erhielt 1605 den Titel eines Earl of Exeter, der jüngere den eines Earl of Salisbury;… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Cecil, GA — U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 265 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.846343 sq. miles (2.192019 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007722 sq. miles (0.020000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.854065 sq. miles (2.212019 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cecil, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 216 Housing Units (2000): 81 Land area (2000): 1.467408 sq. miles (3.800569 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.467408 sq. miles (3.800569 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cecil, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 466 Housing Units (2000): 246 Land area (2000): 1.374519 sq. miles (3.559988 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.027588 sq. miles (0.071453 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.402107 sq. miles (3.631441 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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