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Jane in Fonda British & World English

A family of American actors. Henry Fonda (1905–82) was noted for his roles in such films as The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and Twelve Angry Men (1957). He won his only Oscar for his role in his final film, On Golden Pond (1981). His daughter Jane (b.1937) is known for films including Klute (1971), for which she won an Oscar, and The China Syndrome (1979); she also acted alongside her father in On Golden Pond

Jane Doe British & World English

An anonymous female party, typically the plaintiff, in a legal action

Mary Jane British & World English

A flat, round-toed shoe for women and girls, with a single strap across the top

Addams, Jane British & World English

(1860–1935), American social reformer, feminist, and pacifist. In 1889 she founded Hull House, a centre for the care and education of the poor of Chicago. Nobel Peace Prize (1931)

Austen, Jane British & World English

(1775–1817), English novelist. Her major novels are Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1815), Northanger Abbey (1818), and Persuasion (1818). They are notable for skilful characterization, dry wit, and penetrating social observation

Smiley, Jane British & World English

(1949-), US writer; full name Jane Graves Smiley. She wrote A Thousand Acres (Pulitzer Prize, 1991), as well as Moo (1995), The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton (1998), and Horse Heaven (2000)

plain Jane British & World English

An unattractive girl or woman

Calamity Jane British & World English

(Circa 1852–1903), American frontierswoman, noted for her skill at shooting and riding; born Martha Jane Cannary

Campion, Jane British & World English

(B.1954), New Zealand film director and screenwriter. Notable works: An Angel at My Table (1990) and The Piano (1993), for which she received an Oscar for best screenplay

Seymour, Jane British & World English

(Circa 1509–37), third wife of Henry VIII and mother of Edward VI. She married Henry in 1536 and finally provided the king with the male heir he wanted, although she died twelve days afterwards

Goodall, Jane British & World English

(B.1934), English zoologist. After working with Louis Leakey in Tanzania from 1957, she made prolonged and intimate studies of chimpanzees at the Gombe Stream Reserve by Lake Tanganyika from 1970

Grey, Lady Jane British & World English

(1537–54), great-niece of Henry VIII, queen of England 9-19 July 1553. In 1553, to ensure a Protestant succession, John Dudley, the Duke of Northumberland, forced Jane to marry his son and persuaded the dying Edward VI to name Jane as his successor. She was quickly deposed by forces loyal to Edward’s (Catholic) sister Mary, who had popular support, and executed the following year

plain Jane in jane British & World English

An unattractive girl or woman

Fonda British & World English

A family of American actors. Henry Fonda (1905–82) was noted for his roles in such films as The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and Twelve Angry Men (1957). He won his only Oscar for his role in his final film, On Golden Pond (1981). His daughter Jane (b.1937) is known for films including Klute (1971), for which she won an Oscar, and The China Syndrome (1979); she also acted alongside her father in On Golden Pond

Jane Seymour in Henry1 British & World English

Henry VIII (1491–1547), son of Henry VII, reigned 1509–47. Henry had six wives (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Katherine Parr); he executed two and divorced two. His first divorce, from Catherine of Aragon, was opposed by the Pope, leading to England’s break with the Roman Catholic Church

Bly, Nellie British & World English

(1867–1922), US journalist and social reformer; pseudonym of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. As a reporter for the Pittsburgh Dispatch, she wrote about child labor and unsafe working conditions in factories

Martha Jane Cannary in Calamity Jane British & World English

(Circa 1852–1903), American frontierswoman, noted for her skill at shooting and riding; born Martha Jane Cannary

Paula Jane Radcliffe in Radcliffe, Paula British & World English

(B.1973), English long-distance runner; full name Paula Jane Radcliffe. She broke the women’s world record for the marathon in the Chicago Marathon of 2002 and again in the London Marathon the following year

Jane Graves Smiley in Smiley, Jane British & World English

(1949-), US writer; full name Jane Graves Smiley. She wrote A Thousand Acres (Pulitzer Prize, 1991), as well as Moo (1995), The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton (1998), and Horse Heaven (2000)

Flora Jane Thompson in Thompson, Flora British & World English

(1876–1947), English writer; full name Flora Jane Thompson. She is remembered for her semi-autobiographical trilogy Lark Rise to Candleford (1945)

Elizabeth Jane Cochrane in Bly, Nellie British & World English

(1867–1922), US journalist and social reformer; pseudonym of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. As a reporter for the Pittsburgh Dispatch, she wrote about child labor and unsafe working conditions in factories

Sally Jane Janet Gunnell in Gunnell, Sally British & World English

(B.1966), English athlete; full name Sally Jane Janet Gunnell. She won the Olympic gold in the 400-metres hurdles in 1992 and the world championship title the following year

Jane's New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

yearbooks on aircraft, ships, etc.

Jane Doe New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

anonymous female party in legal action

Jane Eyre New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

novel by Charlotte Brontë (1847)

Jane Doe English-Spanish

persona, Juana Pérez

Calamity Jane New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(c.1852–1903), American frontierswoman; born Martha Jane Cannary

Ms Jane Brown in Ms English-Spanish

Sra. Jane Brown

Jane Smith, BA in BA English-Spanish

Lic. Jane Smith

born Jane Smith in born English-Spanish

cuyo verdadero nombre es/era Jane Smith

Martha Jane Cannary in Calamity Jane New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(c.1852–1903), American frontierswoman; born Martha Jane Cannary

Jane, his wife of six months … in of English-Spanish

Jane, con la que llevaba/lleva casado seis meses …

give Jane the tickets in give English-Spanish

dale las entradas a Jane,

to be a plain Jane in plain English-Spanish

ser* poco agraciada, ser* feúcha

you take the story from there, Jane in take English-Spanish

Jane, continúa la historia a partir de ahí

can I introduce Miss (Jane) Smith in miss English-Spanish

permítanme presentarles a la señorita (Jane) Smith


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