Definition of Fairbanks

1. Noun. United States film actor; son of Douglas Elton Fairbanks, (1909-2000).

Exact synonyms: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

2. Noun. United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939).

Definition of Fairbanks

1. Proper noun. An English habitational surname for someone who lived in any of several places named "fair bank" etc. ¹

2. Proper noun. A city in Alaska, USA. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fairbanks

Fagus sylvatica
Fagus sylvatica atropunicea
Fagus sylvatica pendula
Fagus sylvatica purpurea
Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
Fahr's disease
Fahraeus-Lindqvist effect
Fahrenheit scale
Fahrenheit thermometer
Fair Isle
Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
Falcatifolium falciforme
Falcatifolium taxoides

Literary usage of Fairbanks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"You can bypass fairbanks and head directly down to Denali and Anchorage at the exit ... If you want to go to downtown fairbanks, turn left on Airport Way; ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"And I think it becomes obvious that, as fairbanks' equity was prior to that of ... In that view, there is no priority of le- ' gal title in fairbanks over ..."

3. Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1907 by Alfred Hulse Brooks (1908)
"During the season of 1907 the United States Geological Survey extended to the fairbanks district the stream-gaging work started in the Nome region in 1906. ..."

4. The History of Medway, Mass., 1713-1885 by Ephriam Orcutt Jameson, George James La Croix (1886)
"Mrs. fairbanks died about 1703. r, came with his wife and five chil- -, Aug. ... Mr. fairbanks married 'Sarah Captain fairbanks died May 5, 1737. ..."

5. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"Professor fairbanks' work consists of Introduction, two divisions on Myths of the Gods (nine ... fairbanks confines himself to myths of Greece and Rome; ..."

6. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1873)
"fairbanks, Governor of the State of Vermont. Extra Session, April 23, 1861. ... B. 23666 fairbanks. The Valedictory Address of Erastus fairbanks, ..."

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