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Annan

[ah-nahn] /ɑˈnɑn/
noun
1.
Kofi [koh-fee] /ˈkoʊ fi/ (Show IPA), born 1938, Ghanaian diplomat: secretary-general of the United Nations 1997–2006.
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  • One summer morning, in 1806, his father took him to Annan Academy.

    Thomas Carlyle

    Hector Carsewell Macpherson
  • In 1814, Carlyle obtained the mathematical tutorship at Annan.

    Thomas Carlyle

    Hector Carsewell Macpherson
  • After leaving Annan, however, disaster at once overtook him.

    The Banshee

    Elliot O'Donnell
  • After spending a day here he proceeded to Annan, and thence to Dumfries.

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  • There are academies at Dumfries, Annan, Moffat and other centres.

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Annan

/ˈænæn/
noun
1.
Kofi (ˈkəʊfɪ). born 1938, Ghanaian international civil servant; secretary-general of the United Nations (1997–2007): Nobel peace prize 2001 with the UN
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