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George (given name) George (in English or in Romanian) is a masculine given name derived from the Greek Geōrgios (; ). The name gained popularity due to its association with the Christian martyr, Saint George (died 23 April 303), a member of the Praetorian Guard w ...
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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 (disambiguatio ...


Places


Australia

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Lake George (New South Wales) Lake George (or Weereewa in the indigenous language) is an endorheic lake in south-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It is approximately north-east of Canberra located adjacent to the Federal Highway en route to and Sydney. Lake George is also ...


South Africa

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George, Western Cape George is the second largest city in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The city is a popular holiday and conference centre and the administrative and commercial hub and the capital city of the Garden Route. The city is situated roughly h ...
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George Airport George Airport is an airport located in George, Western Cape, South Africa. It was formerly known as P.W. Botha Airport, named after the state president who lived in this part of the country. This airport was originally built in 1977 as an exa ...


United States

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George, Iowa George is a city in Lyon County, Iowa, United States, along the Little Rock River. The population was 1,080 at the 2010 census. The ZIP Code for George is 51237. Geography George is located at (43.342523, -96.001157). According to the United Sta ...
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George, Missouri George is an extinct town in Franklin County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. A post office called George was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1905. Stephen H. George, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name. Refer ...
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George, Washington George is a city in Grant County, Washington, United States. The population was 501 at the 2010 census. The "humorous homage" to President George Washington has landed George, Washington on lists of unusual place names. The city is known for bein ...
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George County, Mississippi George County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,578. Its county seat is Lucedale. The county is named for James Z. George, US Senator from Mississippi. George County is included in t ...
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Lake George (New York) Lake George, nicknamed the ''Queen of American Lakes'', is a long, narrow oligotrophic lake located at the southeast base of the Adirondack Mountains, in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of New York. It lies within the upper region ...
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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


In 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 compilers, that is, a system capable of accepting mathematical formulas in algebraic notation and producing equivalent machine code (the ...
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. (The name "GEORGE" is apparently not an acronym. It may have been derived from the sentence, "Let George d ...
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GEORGE (operating system) GEORGE was the name given to a series of operating systems released by International Computers and Tabulators (ICT) in the 1960s, for the ICT 1900 series of computers. These included GEORGE 1, GEORGE 2, GEORGE 3, and GEORGE 4. Initially the 190 ...
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GEORGE (programming language) GEORGE (General Order Generator) is a programming language invented by Charles Leonard Hamblin in 1957. It was designed around a push-down pop-up stack for arithmetic operations, and employed reverse Polish notation. The language included loops, ...
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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 bomber. George was reactivated in 2010 by Sale and is on display at The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley ...
, 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 produced by Jay Ward and Bill Scott, who created ''The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show''. The character George was inspired by the story of Tarzan and a cartoon characterization of Geor ...
'', an animated television program * the title character of ''
George Shrinks ''George Shrinks'' is a Canadian–Chinese children's animated television series. It is based on the children's book by William Joyce, produced in China by Jade Animation and Canadian studio Nelvana, in association with PBS. The series premiered ...
'', 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, the sixth MGM lion *
George (Peppa Pig)Here are the characters from the TV series Peppa Pig. The Pigs * Peppa Pig (voiced by Lily Snowden-Fine in series 1, Cecily Bloom in series 2, Harley Bird in series 3–6 1–26, Amelie Bea Smith in series 6–present 27–, and Sydney Patrick i ...
, a 2-year-old pig and Peppa's younger brother in the British show ''Peppa Pig'' *
George Liquor George Liquor (often taking his epithet as George Liquor, American) is a cartoon character created by John Kricfalusi. Liquor is most famous for his appearances on ''The Ren & Stimpy Show''. He is considered Kricfalusi's signature character and wa ...
, a character created by
John Kricfalusi Michael John Kricfalusi (; born September 9, 1955), known professionally as John K., is a Canadian blogger, illustrator, and former animator/voice actor, best known for creating the Nicktoon ''The Ren & Stimpy Show''. From 1989 to 1992, he was ...
*George, a pink hippopotamus in the British children's TV show ''
Rainbow A rainbow is a meteorological phenomenon that is caused by reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes the form of a multicoloured circular arc. Rainbows caus ...
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In print

* ''George'' (novel), a 2016 novel about a young transgender girl by Alex Gino * ''(George)'', a 1970 novel by E. L. Konigsburg *
George Kirrin ''The Famous Five'' is a series of children's adventure novels written by English author Enid Blyton. The first book, ''Five on a Treasure Island'', was published in 1942. The novels feature the adventures of a group of young children – ...
, a ''Famous Five'' character known simply as George * the title character of ''
Curious George Curious George is the main character of a series of popular children's books and TV episodes of the same name, written by Margret and H. A. Rey. George (who is referred to as a monkey in the books) was brought from his home in Africa by "The Man w ...
'', 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


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 and electronic dance music. His work with synthesizers had a l ...

Giorgio Moroder
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George (band) George (styled george) were an Australian rock band from Brisbane, Queensland. The band's first album, ''Polyserena'', reached No. 1 on the Australian charts on 17 March 2002. Background For most of george's career, the band consisted of Katie N ...
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George (singer) George Nozuka (born April 28, 1986 in New York City) is an American-based Canadian-Japanese R&B singer best known for his single "Talk to Me", which peaked at No. 1 on the MuchMusic music-video countdown in October 2006. Career Nozuka rele ...
, American-Canadian singer George Nozuka, known by the mononym George *
George Papagheorghe George Papagheorghe (born 22 June 1982, in Constanța) a.k.a. Jorge and at times GEØRGE is a Romanian singer, dancer and TV host, specially for the talent competition ''România dansează'' on Antena 1 starting 2013. Career Beginnings George Papa ...
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 ...


In 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 The Kawanishi N1K ''Kyōfū'' (強風 "Strong Wind", Allied reporting name "Rex") is an Imperial Japanese Navy floatplane fighter. The Kawanishi N1K-J ''Shiden'' (紫電 "Violet Lightning") was an Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service land-based vers ...
, 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 job ...
s, often referred to as "George"


Animals

* George (dog), 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 rarest creature in the wo ...

Lonesome George
, the last Pinta Island tortoise


Other uses

* George Street (disambiguation) * Tropical Storm George (disambiguation) *
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, a clothing brand sold exclusively in Walmart and Asda stores * George (vacuum cleaner)


See also

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Georg (disambiguation) Georg may refer to: * ''Georg'' (film), 1997 *Georg (musical), Estonian musical * Georg (given name) * Georg (surname) * , a Kriegsmarine coastal tanker See also * George (disambiguation) {{disambiguation ...
* George Bridge (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 ...
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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 whi ...
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Georgy (disambiguation)Georgy may refer to: *Georgy (given name) *Diminituve for Georgina *Georgy, the protagonist in ''Georgy Girl'' novel, film, and song *''Georgy'' (musical), a musical from the novel ''Georgy Girl'' See also *Georgi (disambiguation) *Georgiy, a given ...
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GiorgiGiorgi (; ka, გიორგი, tr) is a Georgian masculine given name being the most popular name in Georgia. It may refer to: Given name * Giorgi Asanidze (born 1975), Georgian weightlifter * Giorgi Baramia (born 1966), Georgian diplomat * Gior ...
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Gorge (disambiguation) A gorge or canyon is a deep cleft resulting from weathering and the erosive activity of rivers. Gorge may also refer to: * Gorge (mythology), a figure from Greek mythology * Gorge FC, an American amateur soccer team * Gorge Trio, an American experi ...
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List of hurricanes named GeorgesThe name Georges was used for two tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean. * Hurricane Georges (1980) - Category 1 hurricane looped across the north Atlantic Ocean without causing any reported damage. * Hurricane Georges (1998) - Category 4 hurrica ...
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