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1. jacobs, w. w. jacobs, william wymark jacobs

English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)

2. jacobs, jane jacobs

United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)

3. aletta jacobs, jacobs

Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)

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a medieval instrument for measuring heights and distances

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Dutch physician who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the Netherlands and opened a birth control clinic in Amsterdam in 1882.
American-born Canadian writer whose works, including The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), challenge traditional theories and methods of urban planning.
American tennis player who won the US Open singles title four times (1932-1935) and the Wimbledon singles title in 1936.

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