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Shannon

river in Ireland, the name is said to mean something like "old man river," from a Proto-Celtic word related to Irish sean "old" (from PIE root *sen- "old").

updated on August 04, 2022

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Definitions of Shannon from WordNet

Shannon (n.)
United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001);
Synonyms: Claude Shannon / Claude E. Shannon / Claude Elwood Shannon
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