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julia British & World English

An orange and black American butterfly with long, narrow forewings, found chiefly in tropical regions

Julia set British & World English

A set of complex numbers which do not converge to any limit when a given mapping is repeatedly applied to them. In some cases the result is a connected fractal set

Julia in Julia set British & World English

A set of complex numbers which do not converge to any limit when a given mapping is repeatedly applied to them. In some cases the result is a connected fractal set

Child, Julia British & World English

(1912–2004), US chef and cookbook author; born Julia Carolyn McWilliams. Her cookbooks, beginning with Mastering the Art of French Cooking (written in 1961 with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle), and her television cooking show The French Chef, which began on PBS in 1963, revolutionized American cooking

Gillard, Julia British & World English

(B.1961), Australian Labor stateswoman, Prime Minister 2010–13; full name Julia Eileen Gillard

Roberts, Julia British & World English

(1967-), US actress. Notable movies: Mystic Pizza (1988), Steel Magnolias (1989), Pretty Woman (1990), Notting Hill (1999), Erin Brockovich (2000), and Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Cameron, Julia Margaret British & World English

(1815–79), English photographer, credited with being the first to use soft-focus techniques. Her work often reflects the influence of contemporary painting, especially that of the Pre-Raphaelites

Dryas julia in julia British & World English

An orange and black American butterfly with long, narrow forewings, found chiefly in tropical regions

Julia Kristeva in post-structuralism British & World English

An extension and critique of structuralism, especially as used in critical textual analysis

Julia Elizabeth Wells in Andrews, Dame Julie British & World English

(B.1935), English actress and singer; born Julia Elizabeth Wells. She is best known for the films Mary Poppins (1964), for which she won an Oscar, and The Sound of Music (1965)

Julia Eileen Gillard in Gillard, Julia British & World English

(B.1961), Australian Labor stateswoman, Prime Minister 2010–13; full name Julia Eileen Gillard

Julia Carolyn McWilliams in Child, Julia British & World English

(1912–2004), US chef and cookbook author; born Julia Carolyn McWilliams. Her cookbooks, beginning with Mastering the Art of French Cooking (written in 1961 with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle), and her television cooking show The French Chef, which began on PBS in 1963, revolutionized American cooking