[kal-uh-han or, esp. British, -huh n, -guh n]
- (Leonard) James,1912–2005, British political leader: prime minister 1976–79.
- Morley Edward,1903–90, Canadian novelist.
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Then there's those bills of Callaghan's—but he'll not press hard when he sees we've money.The O'Donoghue
Charles James Lever
"Speak for yourself, friend Callaghan," rejoined the corporal.The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. I of 2)
Callaghan will pick the pair of them up at Holmsley Station.
It was to the Hyde Park alighting station that Callaghan steered.
By the by, I wonder what that fellow Callaghan meant by saying, 'He's one of them!'
- (Leonard) James, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff. 1912–2005, British Labour statesman; prime minister (1976–79)
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