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8 definitions found
 for Ross''
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ross \Ross\; 115), n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
     The rough, scaly matter on the surface of the bark of trees.
     [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ross \Ross\, v. t.
     To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface; as, to ross
     bark. [Local, U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Ross
      n 1: Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded
           geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest
           Passage (1777-1856) [syn: Ross, John Ross, Sir John
           Ross]
      2: British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the
         north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in
         Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862) [syn: Ross,
         James Clark Ross, Sir James Clark Ross]
      3: British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit
         malaria (1857-1932) [syn: Ross, Sir Ronald Ross]
      4: a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in
         the United States (1876-1977) [syn: Ross, Nellie Ross,
         Nellie Tayloe Ross]
      5: American seamstress said to have made the first American flag
         at the request of George Washington (1752-1836) [syn: Ross,
         Betsy Ross, Betsy Griscom Ross]

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Ross -- U.S. County in Ohio
     Population (2000):    73345
     Housing Units (2000): 29461
     Land area (2000):     688.414519 sq. miles (1782.985342 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.546070 sq. miles (11.774268 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    692.960589 sq. miles (1794.759610 sq. km)
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             39.341461 N, 83.027332 W
     Headwords:
      Ross
      Ross, OH
      Ross County
      Ross County, OH
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ross, CA -- U.S. town in California
     Population (2000):    2329
     Housing Units (2000): 805
     Land area (2000):     1.593517 sq. miles (4.127191 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.593517 sq. miles (4.127191 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            62980
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             37.962673 N, 122.558090 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ross, CA
      Ross
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ross, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
     Population (2000):    48
     Housing Units (2000): 29
     Land area (2000):     0.282962 sq. miles (0.732867 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.282962 sq. miles (0.732867 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            68540
     Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
     Location:             48.313105 N, 102.543263 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     58776
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ross, ND
      Ross
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ross, OH -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Ohio
     Population (2000):    1971
     Housing Units (2000): 753
     Land area (2000):     1.695112 sq. miles (4.390320 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.021339 sq. miles (0.055268 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.716451 sq. miles (4.445588 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            68602
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             39.313606 N, 84.644899 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ross, OH
      Ross
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ross, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    228
     Housing Units (2000): 93
     Land area (2000):     1.743692 sq. miles (4.516142 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.743692 sq. miles (4.516142 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            63380
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             31.726723 N, 97.106170 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ross, TX
      Ross
  

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