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Adolf Hitler the Austrian-born chancellor and dictator of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945 (b.1889--d.1945).
aircraft any man-made vehicle that can fly through the air, such as an airplane, helicopter, glider, or balloon.
airship a lighter-than-air aircraft, with its own propulsion system and steering control.
all-American having only American members or American-made parts. [1/5 definitions]
Althea Gibson U.S. professional tennis player, who was the first African-American woman to win all the major world singles tennis titles (b.1927--d.2003).
apogee the point in the orbit of the moon or of a man-made satellite that is farthest from the earth. (Cf. perigee.) [1/2 definitions]
Barack Obama the 44th President of the United States. Before his 2004 election to the U.S. Senate, in which he served until November 2008, Barack Obama worked as an attorney, a community organizer, and an Illinois state senator (1997-2004). He is the first African-American to be elected to the U.S. presidency (b.1961).
barrage a man-made obstruction placed in a waterway to slow the flow or increase the depth of the water; dam. [1/3 definitions]
bean any of various types of leguminous or bean-bearing plants. [1/5 definitions]
birdhouse a man-made nesting structure for birds, usu. built to look like a house. [1/2 definitions]
bonobo any of a species of highly intelligent African ape related to but smaller than the chimpanzee and exhibiting various human-like behaviors. The bonobo's habitat in the wild is limited to an area within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
burnsides a mustache and side whiskers worn with the chin clean-shaven. (See sideburns.)
canal a man-made waterway for transportation or irrigation. [1/3 definitions]
channel a long, narrow, man-made trench or natural waterway for irrigation, boating, or fishing, or that connects two larger bodies of water. [1/8 definitions]
Congressional Black Caucus an organization composed of African-American members of the U.S. Congress, formed in 1971 to address legislative matters of concern to African Americans and other minority voters.
culvert a man-made channel for drainage or the like that passes under a street or other thoroughfare.
D-day June 6, 1944, when the Allied forces invaded German-occupied France during World War II. [1/2 definitions]
drainage a natural or man-made system of drains. [1/3 definitions]
elephant either of two large mammals, one Asian and one African, that have a long, flexible trunk used for grasping food or lifting burdens, upper incisors elongated into curving tusks, and, in the African species, esp. large fan-shaped ears.
fantail any of various breeds of domestic pigeons or goldfish having wide fan-shaped tails. [1/3 definitions]
ginkgo a deciduous ornamental tree, native to China, with fan-shaped leaves and edible fruit and seeds.