Gillette

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Proper noun[edit]

Gillette

  1. A surname​.
  2. A ghost town in Colorado, USA
  3. A city in Wyoming, USA, and the county seat of Campbell County.
    • 1979, United States Department of Commerce, Boomtown Problems, in "Jobs Through Economic Development":
      In those 18 years, Gillette, a small town in northeastern Wyoming, has changed from a group of houses and a railroad depot servicing a ranching and farming community to a mining boomtown, growing at a rate of 15 to 20 percent a year.
    • 2011, Anne Marie Chaker, School Diet and Exercise Programs May Go Too Far, in "Should Junk Food Be Sold In Schools?", pages 70–1:
      Gillette is a dusty, bustling coal-mining center in north-eastern Wyoming, bisected by a railroad operated by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp., which delivers coal to such cities as Chicago and Centralia, Wash.
    • 2014, Monica Moses, Creative Outliers, in "American Craft", page 6:
      By one estimate, there are as many full-time craft artists in the United States as there are people in the town of Gillette, Wyoming. Never heard of Gillette? Well, no wonder; like the universe of craft artists, it has a relatively small population.
  4. A brand of razor blade
    • 2005, Dan Gerber, A Voice from the River (page 22)
      In the men's room he watched a man about his own age pathetically trying to shave a five-day beard with a rusty Gillette razor he had probably found in a trash bin.

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Proper noun[edit]

Gillette

  1. A surname​.