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Lamar

[luh-mahr]
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noun
  1. Joseph R.,1857–1916, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1911–16.
  2. Lucius Quin·tus Cin·cin·nat·us [kwin-tuh s sin-suh-nat-uh s, -ney-tuh s] /ˈkwɪn təs ˌsɪn səˈnæt əs, -ˈneɪ təs/, 1825–93, U.S. politician and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1888–93.
  3. a male given name.
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  • There can be no doubt that "Doctor Lamar" is a remarkable novel.

    In Blue Creek Caon

    Anna Chapin Ray

  • I thought it was an electric spark, but you are too clever for that, Lamar.

    The Silent Bullet

    Arthur B. Reeve

  • "I will make some inquiries, Phil, in regard to the Collingsbys," said Mr. Lamar.

    Plane and Plank

    Oliver Optic

  • I asked for Mr. Lamar, and was assured that he was in his room.

    Plane and Plank

    Oliver Optic

  • "But you forget that your wife is still living, Farringford," added Mr. Lamar.

    Plane and Plank

    Oliver Optic