[hoh-gawn, -guh n]
- a Navajo Indian dwelling constructed of earth and branches and covered with mud or sod.
Origin of hogan
1870–75, Americanism; < Navajo hooghan hogan, home
- Ben,1912–97, U.S. golfer.
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Examples from the Web for hogan
“If that is the case, we will have a serious problem,” said Hogan Gidley, a GOP strategist in South Carolina.How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 GOP Field
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In fact, Hogan is only the third Republican governor in the past 50 years.
Hogan, who had never held elected office, won by five points over Brown in what had been assumed to be a safe Democratic state.
“He is absolutely laying the groundwork to make a decision,” said Hogan Gidley, a longtime adviser to the governor.Happy Huckabee Gets Mad
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“From all accounts, she's well known, well liked, and well respected,” says South Carolina Republican strategist Hogan Gidley.South Carolina Special Election Has All the Makings of a Scandal-Filled Telenovela
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He started for Madden, when Hogan caught him under the arms.
Presently from the port side Hogan raised his voice guardedly.
In the midst of the smoke-filled deck, Hogan was applying his match to another.
Hogan saluted in the darkness and turned about for his cabin.
"Smith'll have some sense when he can't get any more," he shouted in Hogan's ear.
- a wooden dwelling covered with earth, typical of the Navaho Indians of N America
- Ben, full name William Benjamin Hogan. 1912–97, US golfer
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Word Origin and History for hogan
"Navaho Indian dwelling," 1871, American English, from Athapaskan (Navaho) hoghan "dwelling, house."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper