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Gorton

[gawr-tn] /ˈgɔr tn/
noun
1.
John Grey, 1911–2002, Australian political leader: prime minister 1968–71.
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  • Richard, our own Richard, following the tribe of Gorton, the Familist!

  • Gorton has taken one of the rejected recruits to wait on him.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • Whether Gorton had given her any points about me or not I don't know.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • Gorton knows all about that and may have told her, though he swears he did not.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • Gorton says I was scared at the thoughts of going away and so played sick.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • That is all I could tell Mrs. Gorton, or the lieutenant, when I saw him again.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • He grabbed his cup of steaming coffee, and threw it backhand into Gorton's face.

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
  • As Gorton doubled up with an explosive grunt, Hanlon swung from the heels.

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
  • But Gorton could take it, and charged again, roaring curses.

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
  • He was in and out, slashing and ripping Gorton's face to shreds.

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
British Dictionary definitions for Gorton

Gorton

/ˈɡɔːtən/
noun
1.
Sir John Grey. 1911–2002, Australian statesman; prime minister (1968–71)
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