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Gallup

[gal-uh p] /ˈgæl əp/
noun
1.
George Horace, 1901–84, U.S. statistician.
2.
a city in W New Mexico.
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  • Gallup proposed that they should step out on the platform and get some air.

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  • Mulloy and Gallup lighted cigars and promenaded the platform.

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  • Gallup uttered a cry of exasperation as he recognized the Mexican.

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  • At last Gallup was beginning faintly to realize the extent of his folly.

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  • Gallup clenched his fist and pushed it up under Ephraim's nose.

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British Dictionary definitions for Gallup

Gallup

/ˈɡæləp/
noun
1.
George Horace. 1901–84, US statistician: devised the Gallup Poll; founded the American Institute of Public Opinion (1935) and its British counterpart (1936)
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