[kahr-ni-gee or for 1, 3, kahr-ney-gee, -neg-ee]
- Andrew,1835–1919, U.S. steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in Scotland.
- Dale,1888–1955, U.S. author and teacher of self-improvement techniques.
- a city in SW Pennsylvania.
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Examples from the Web for carnegie
“At the end of the Carnegie year, the book was barely started,” Caro said.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece
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Rockefeller, Carnegie, J.P. Morgan: This country used to produce impressive if immoral captains of industry.
Carnegie donated the money for 3,000 public libraries in 47 states and seven foreign countries.
By 2011, the site was bringing in $1.2 million a month in revenue, according to a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University.Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Pleads Not Guilty, Says Hi to His Mom
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Dan Wickett (who is now the head of Dzanc Books) put in a good word with Carnegie Mellon University Press, and they picked it up.Benjamin Percy: How I Write
June 5, 2013
"That Carnegie is a hot sport, all right," he declared warmly.Ruggles of Red Gap
Harry Leon Wilson
Another billionaire, Mr. Carnegie, gives his millions to found libraries.As A Chinaman Saw Us
"The Carnegie money is ready for you now," Mr. Perkins went on.The Rich Little Poor Boy
I have no wish to be helped "to get on in the world" by Mr. Carnegie.Suspended Judgments
John Cowper Powys
As he says, a man of the type of Carnegie would die in a Greek city.Gilbert Keith Chesterton
- Andrew. 1835–1919, US steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in Scotland: endowed public libraries, education, and research trusts
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