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Gordon,

river in W Tasmania, Australia, 125 mi (200 km) long. Flowing from mountains to the W coast, its main tributaries are the Franklin and Denison from the N, and Serpentine and Olga to the S. In the 1980s it was the site of controversial proposals to develop hydroelectricity.

Gordon

1. Adam Lindsay. 1833--70, Australian poet and horseman, born in the Azores, who developed the bush ballad as a literary form, esp in Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes (1870)
2. Charles George, known as Chinese Gordon. 1833--85, British general and administrator. He helped to crush the Taiping rebellion (1863--64), and was governor of the Sudan (1877--80), returning in 1884 to aid Egyptian forces against the Mahdi. He was killed in the siege of Khartoum
3. Dexter (Keith). 1923--90, US jazz tenor saxophonist
4. Lord George. 1751--93, English religious agitator. He led the Protestant opposition to legislation relieving Roman Catholics of certain disabilities, which culminated in the Gordon riots (1780)
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