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Definition of the noun amelia earhart

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  1. first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)


  1. Amelia Earhart: Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. Earhart joined the faculty of the Purdue University aviation department in 1935 as a visiting faculty member to counsel women on careers and help inspire others with her love for aviation. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party, and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment.
  2. Amelia Earhart a.k.a. Amelia Rose Earhart is a private pilot and former traffic and weather news presenter for NBC affiliate in Denver, Colorado, where she resides. In 2013 Earhart started the Fly With Amelia Foundation, which grants flight scholarships to girls aged 16–18.

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Amelia Earhart: The Fictional Representation of the famous early 20th century aviatrix Amelia Earhart, whose mysterious disappearance during an around-the-world has placed her as a character in many interesting fictional stories in all mediums.


  1. "Amelia Earhart" is a book by Elgen Long.
    • also known as "Amelia Earhart: the mystery solved"
  2. "Amelia Earhart" is a book by Tanya Lee Stone.
  3. "Amelia Earhart" is a book by Shannon Garst.
    • also known as "Amelia Earhart, heroine of the skies"
  4. "Amelia Earhart" a.k.a. "Amelia Earhart: flying solo" is a book by Richard O'Connor.


  1. "Amelia Earhart" a.k.a. "Amelia" is a 2009 biographical film of the life of Amelia Earhart, directed by Mira Nair and starring Hilary Swank as Earhart and Richard Gere as husband George Putnam, along with Christopher Eccleston and Ewan McGregor. It was written by Ronald Bass and Anna Hamilton Phelan, using research from sources including East to the Dawn by Susan Butler and The Sound of Wings by Mary S. Lovell. The film has garnered predominantly negative reviews.
  2. "Amelia Earhart" is a 1976 two-part television miniseries starring Susan Clark and John Forsythe. Unlike more recent depictions of Earhart's life, this film makes an attempt to cover her entire life from her childhood on a Kansas farm, her nursing during World War I, an early boyfriend, employment at a Boston children's orphanage, her interest and exploits in aviation, her marriage to publisher G.P. Putnam and her famous disappearance in 1937. The miniseries was the first dramatization of Earhart's life and costarred a parade of well-known actors of the time.
  3. "Amelia Earhart" is a film.
    • genres: Documentary film, Biographical film
    • released in (11 years ago)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the New York School Poets (2015)

Work Author: Maureen Owen Just as the pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart ( 1897– 1937) claimed a space for women...

Google previewThe Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia (2001)

by Maurine Hoffman Beasley, Holly Cowan Shulman, Henry R. Beasley

Amelia Earhart: A Biography. 1989. Ware, Susan. Still Missing: Amelia Earhart and the Search for Modern Feminism.

Google previewWebster's II Children's Dictionary (2003)

Charles Lindbergh, NASA; Amelia Earhart, Library of Congress; ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture (2012)

by David A. Gerstner

Abercrombie resigned from the business in 1907, and Fitch evolved the company into the largest sporting goods store in the world, outfitting clients who included Ernest Hemingway, Amelia Earhart, Howard Hughes, the Duke of Windsor and ...

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Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. (Amelia Earhart)
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