Definitions for davisˈdeɪ vɪs; ˈbɛt i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Da•visˈdeɪ vɪs; ˈbɛt i(n.)

  1. Category: Biography

  2. Jefferson, 1808–89, president of the Confederate States of America 1861–65.

    Category: Biography

  3. Miles (Dewey, Jr.), 1926–91, U.S. jazz trumpeter.

    Category: Biography

  4. Sammy, Jr.,1925–90, U.S. singer and entertainer.

    Category: Biography

  5. Stuart, 1894–1964, U.S. painter and illustrator.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Davys, John Davys, Davis, John Davis(noun)

    English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)

  2. Davis, Stuart Davis(noun)

    United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)

  3. Davis, Miles Davis, Miles Dewey Davis Jr.(noun)

    United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)

  4. Davis, Jefferson Davis(noun)

    American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889)

  5. Davis, Dwight Davis, Dwight Filley Davis(noun)

    United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)

  6. Davis, Bette Davis(noun)

    United States film actress (1908-1989)

Wiktionary

  1. Davis(ProperNoun)

    derived from David; variant of Davies

  2. Davis(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of places named after people with the surname, including a city in California

  3. Davis(ProperNoun)

    A university in Davis, California (University of California, Davis)

Freebase

  1. Davis

    Davis is a city in Yolo County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to estimates published by the US Census Bureau, the city had a total population of 65,622 in 2010, neither of which includes the on-campus population of UC Davis, which was 5,786 people according to the 2010 United States Census while the "total student enrollment" is listed as 32,290 by the UC Davis website. It is the largest city in Yolo County, and the 122nd largest in the state, by population. Davis is known for its liberal politics, for having many bicycles and bike paths, and for the campus of the University of California, Davis. In 2006, Davis was ranked as the second most educated city in the US by CNN Money Magazine, after Arlington, Virginia.

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