amelia amelia  /ə ˈmil jə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) congenital absence of an arm or leg

News

  1. Amelia Earhart Legacy, Enduring Mystery

    On June 17, 1928, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane. Earhart enthusiast and pilot Ann Pellegreno, who successfully duplicated Earhart's around-the-world flight plan in 1967, offers her insight.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Amelia Michelle Wade Scholarship Recipients for the Class of 2013

    Amelia Michelle Wade, a junior at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School, unexpectedly passed away in 2010. To honor her memory, her parents, Eric and Valerie Wade, along with their daughter, Kara, set up a scholarship in Amelia’s name to be awarded to APW High School seniors who exhibit exceptional character and plan to enter the medical field. Continue reading ? The post Amelia Michelle Wade ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  3. Amelia Earhart: Her plane was found in 2010, says lawsuit

    Amelia Earhart disappeared in 1937. A lawsuit claims Amelia Earhart's aircraft was found in 2010, and it says a group fraudulently raised $1 million for a 2012 search.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Quotes

  • "I think [in the 1930s] there was such a positive attitude toward Amelia and such an embracing of her can-do enterprising spirit," said Shawn Levy, who directed "Battle of the Smithsonian" as well as the 2006 box office hit "Night at the...
    on May 24, 2009 By: Shawn Levy Source: Los Angeles Times

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