Dalton

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English dæl “valley” + tun “settlement”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dalton

  1. Any of several places in the north of England and in Scotland
  2. A habitational surname​.
  3. John Dalton, English chemist.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Noun[edit]

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Dalton

  1. (chemistry) a former unit of atomic mass equivalent to 1/16 the mass of an oxygen atom; now replaced by the atomic mass unit (or dalton)