Share this entry

Share this page

Earhart, Amelia

Syllabification: Ear·hart, Amelia
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rˌhärt
 
/

Definition of Earhart, Amelia in English:

( 1897–1937?), US aviator; full name Amelia Mary Earhart. In 1932, she became the first woman to fly an airplane across the Atlantic Ocean by herself. In 1937, her plane disappeared somewhere over the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight.

Definition of Earhart, Amelia in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something