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People

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George (given name) George (, ) is a masculine given name derived from the Greek language, Greek Georgios, Geōrgios (; , ). The name gained popularity due to its association with the Christian martyrs, Christian martyr, Saint George (died 23 April 303), a member of ...
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George (surname) George is a surname of Irish, English, Welsh, South Indian Christian, Middle Eastern Christian (usually Lebanese), French, or Native American origin. The German form is Georg. Notable people with the surname include: *Alexander George (disambiguati ...


Places


South Africa

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George, Western Cape George is the second largest city in the Western Cape The Western Cape ( af, Wes-Kaap; xh, iNtshona-Koloni) is a provinces of South Africa, province of South Africa, situated on the south-western coast of the country. It is the List of South ...
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George Airport George Airport is an airport located in George, Western Cape George is the second largest city in the Western Cape The Western Cape ( af, Wes-Kaap; xh, iNtshona-Koloni) is a province A province is almost always an administrative divisio ...


United States

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George, Iowa George is a city in Lyon County, Iowa Lyon County is the most northwesterly County (United States), county of the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census, the population was 11,581. The county seat is Rock Rapids, Iow ...
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George, Missouri George is an extinct town in Franklin County, in the U.S. state In the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily lo ...
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George, Washington George is a city in Grant County, Washington, Grant County, Washington (state), Washington, United States. The population was 501 at the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census. The "humorous homage" to President George Washington has landed Georg ...
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George County, Mississippi George County is a county A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposesChambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations. The term is de ...
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George Air Force Base George Air Force Base was a United States Air Force base located within the city limits, 8 miles northwest, of central Victorville, California, about 75 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. Established by the United States Army Air Corp ...
, a former U.S. Air Force base located in California


Computing

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George (algebraic compiler) The Laning and Zierler system (sometimes called "George" by its users) was one of the first operating algebraic compiler In computing, a compiler is a computer program that Translator (computing), translates computer code written in one program ...
also known as 'Laning and Zierler system', an algebraic compiler by Laning and Zierler in 1952 *
GEORGE (computer) GEORGE was an early computer built in 1957 by Argonne National Laboratory, was based on the IAS architecture developed by John von Neumann John von Neumann (; hu, Neumann János Lajos, ; December 28, 1903 – February 8, 1957) was ...
, early computer built by Argonne National Laboratory in 1957 *
GEORGE (operating system) GEORGE was the name given to a series of operating system An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware, computer software, software resources, and provides common daemon (computing), services for computer program ...
, a range of operating systems (George 1-4) for the ICT 1900 range of computers in the 1960s *
GEORGE (programming language) GEORGE (General Order Generator) is a programming language A programming language is a formal language comprising a Instruction set architecture, set of instructions that produce various kinds of Input/output, output. Programming languages are ...
, an autocode system invented by Charles Leonard Hamblin in 1957 *
George (robot) George is a British humanoid robot created by Tony Sale in 1949. The robot was built using scrap metals from a crashed RAF Wellington Wellington ( mi, Te Whanganui-a-Tara ) is the capital city of New Zealand. It is located at the south-wes ...

George (robot)
, a simple humanoid robot built by Tony Sale in 1949


Film and television

* ''George'' (1972 TV series), a Canadian-Swiss television series * the title character of ''
George of the Jungle ''George of the Jungle'' is an American animated television series An animated series is a set of animated Animation is a method in which Image, figures are manipulated to appear as moving images. In traditional animation, images are drawn o ...
'', an animated television program * the title character of ''
George Shrinks ''George Shrinks'' is a children's animated television series An animated series is a set of animated Animation is a method in which Image, figures are manipulated to appear as moving images. In traditional animation, images are drawn or pai ...
'', an American animated television series about a 10-year-old boy who is three inches tall * the title character of ''George Lopez'' (TV series), a sitcom originally aired on ABC 2002 through 2007 * ''George'' (1993 TV series), a short-lived sitcom starring George Foreman *
George George may refer to: People * George (given name) * George (surname) Places South Africa * George, Western Cape ** George Airport United States * George, Iowa * George, Missouri * George, Washington * George County, Mississippi * George Air For ...
, the sixth MGM lion * "George" (''M*A*S*H''), a 1974 episode of the television series, ''M*A*S*H'' *
George (Peppa Pig) Peppa Pig ''Peppa Pig'' is a British preschool A preschool, also known as nursery school, pre-primary school, kindergarten, or play school, is an educational establishment or learning space Learning space or learning settin ...
, a 2-year-old pig and Peppa's younger brother in the British show ''Peppa Pig'' *
George Liquor George Liquor (often taking his epithet An epithet (, ) is a byname, or a descriptive term (word or phrase), accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage. It has various shades of meaning when applied to seemin ...
, a character created by John Kricfalusi * George, a pink hippopotamus in the British children's TV show ''
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Print

* ''George'' (novel), a 2016 novel about a young transgender girl by Alex Gino * ''(George)'', a 1970 novel by
E. L. Konigsburg Elaine Lobl Konigsburg (February 10, 1930 – April 19, 2013) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books Biologically, a child (plural children) is a human Humans (''Homo sapiens'') are the most populous and widespread ...
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George Kirrin ''The Famous Five'' is a series of children's adventure An adventure is an exciting experience that is typically bold, sometimes risk In simple terms, risk is the possibility of something bad happening. Risk involves uncertainty Uncert ...
, a ''Famous Five'' character known simply as George * the title character of ''
Curious George Curious George is the main character Image:Hamlet William Morris Hunt.jpeg, 200px, William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's ''Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.'' William Morris Hunt, oil on canvas, c. 1864 A protagonist () is the main character of a story. ...
'', a series of illustrated books written by Hans and Margaret Rey and a children's TV program on PBS Kids * ''George'' (magazine), a magazine founded by John F. Kennedy, Jr *George Beard, a Character In ‘Captain Underpants’


Music

* George, stage name of
Giorgio Moroder Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (, ; born 26 April 1940) is an Italian composer, songwriter, and record producer. Dubbed the " Father of Disco", Moroder is credited with pioneering euro disco Eurodisco (also spelled as Euro disco) is the variety o ...

Giorgio Moroder
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George (band) George (stylised as george) were an Australian rock band from Brisbane Brisbane ( ) is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in la ...
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George (singer) George Nozuka (born April 28, 1986) is an American-based Canadian Canadians (french: Canadiens) are people identified with the country of Canada Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its Provinces and territ ...
, American-Canadian singer George Nozuka, known by the mononym George *
George Papagheorghe George Papagheorghe (born 22 June 1982, in Constanța Constanța (, , ; el, Κωνστάντζα, Kōnstántza, or ; bg, Кюстенджа, Kjustendža, or ; tr, Köstence; rup, Custantsa), historically known as Tomis ( grc, Τόμις), is ...
also known as Jorge / GEØRGE * ''George'' (EP), an EP by Cartman * "George" (song), a song by Headless Chickens * "George", a 1959 spoken word track by
Joyce Grenfell Joyce Irene Grenfell OBE (née Phipps; 10 February 1910 – 30 November 1979) was an English comedian, singer, actress, monologist, scriptwriter and producer. For her film appearances, she was cast in such roles as the gym mistress Miss Gossage ...


Transport

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Autopilot An autopilot is a system used to control the trajectory of an aircraft, marine craft or spacecraft without requiring constant manual control by a human operator. Autopilots do not replace human operators. Instead, the autopilot assists the oper ...
, affectionately known as "George" * George (bus service), a bus service in Falls Church, Virginia, United States * ''George'' (ship), an Australian sloop wrecked in 1806 * Kawanishi N1K-J, a Japanese fighter aircraft Allied codenamed "George" *
Pullman porter with her luggage Pullman porters were men hired to work on the railroads as Porter (railroad), porters on sleeping cars. Starting shortly after the American Civil War, George Pullman sought out former slaves to work on his sleeper cars. Their j ...
s, often referred to as "George"


Animals

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George (dog) __NOTOC__ George (died 29 April 2007) was a pet dog in Taranaki, New Zealand that was credited with sacrificing his life to save local children from a pit bull attack. George's heroism was internationally recognised, and he received posthumous aw ...
, a Jack Russell Terrier who defended children from a two-dog attack * George (lobster) *
Lonesome George Lonesome George ( es, Solitario George or , 1910 – June 24, 2012) was a male Pinta Island tortoise (''Chelonoidis abingdonii'') and the last known individual of the species. In his last years, he was known as the rare species, rarest c ...

Lonesome George
, the last Pinta Island tortoise


Other uses

* George (clothing), a clothing brand sold exclusively in Walmart and Asda stores *
George (vacuum cleaner) Numatic International Ltd (Founded as Numatic Engineering Limited) is a British manufacturer, primarily producing domestic, commercial and industrial cleaning and maintenance equipment for distribution worldwide. It is one of the major producers o ...


See also

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Georg (disambiguation) Georg may refer to: * ''Georg'' (film), 1997 * Georg (musical), Estonian musical * Georg (given name) Georg is a male given name Image:FML names-2.png, Diagram of naming conventions, using John F. Kennedy as an example. "First names" can also b ...
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George Bridge (disambiguation)George Bridge may refer to: People * G.W. Bridge (George Washington Bridge) comics books character * George Bridge (born 1995) New Zealand rugby union player Facilities and Structures * George Washington Bridge, bridge in New York City ** George ...
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George Street (disambiguation)George Street may refer to: People *George Edmund Street George Edmund Street (20 June 1824 – 18 December 1881), also known as G. E. Street, was an English architect, born at Woodford, London, Woodford in Essex. Stylistically, Street was a le ...
* Lake George (disambiguation) * List of hurricanes named Georges * Tropical Storm George (disambiguation) * Georgi (disambiguation) *
Georgia (disambiguation) Georgia usually refers to: * Georgia (country), a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia * Georgia (U.S. state), one of the states of the United States of America Georgia may also refer to: Historical states and entities * Kingdom of Georgia ...
* Georgie (disambiguation) * Georgii (disambiguation) *
Georgina (disambiguation)Georgina may refer to: Names *Georgina (name), a feminine given name Places Australia * Georgina, Queensland, a locality in the Shire of Boulia, Queensland * Georgina Basin, a large sedimentary basin in Australia * Georgina River, a river ...
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Georgy (disambiguation)Georgy may refer to: *Georgy (given name)Georgy (russian: Георгий, Georgiy; bg, Георги, Georgi) is a masculine given name, derived from the Greek name Georgios. It corresponds to the English name George (given name), George. The name Ge ...
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Gorge (disambiguation) A gorge A canyon (; archaic British English British English (BrE) is the standard dialect of the English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early med ...
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