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Carnegie

(kärnĕg`ē, kär`nəgē), borough (1990 pop. 9,278), Allegheny co., SW Pa., an industrial suburb of Pittsburgh; inc. 1894. A steel town, it has coal mines and plants that make chemicals and electrical equipment. The Neville House was the home of Gen. John Neville, an officer in the French and Indian WarsFrench and Indian Wars,
1689–1763, the name given by American historians to the North American colonial wars between Great Britain and France in the late 17th and the 18th cent.
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 and the American RevolutionAmerican Revolution,
1775–83, struggle by which the Thirteen Colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America won independence from Great Britain and became the United States. It is also called the American War of Independence.
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. The borough was named for Andrew CarnegieCarnegie, Andrew
, 1835–1919, American industrialist and philanthropist, b. Dunfermline, Scotland. His father, a weaver, found it increasingly difficult to get work in Scottish factories and in 1848 brought his family to Allegheny (now Pittsburgh), Pa.
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Carnegie

 

a nonmagnetic sailing ship (brigantine) built in theUSA in 1909. Displacement, 568 tons. From 1909 through 1921, geomagnetic observations were made from the Carnegie in theAtlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans; in 1928 and 1929, oceano-graphic research was conducted in the Pacific. The Carnegie sank in November 1929 off Samoa.

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Carnegie

Andrew. 1835--1919, US steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in Scotland: endowed public libraries, education, and research trusts
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