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Marshall

[mahr-shuh l] /ˈmɑr ʃəl/
noun
1.
Alfred, 1842–1924, English economist.
2.
George C(atlett)
[kat-lit] /ˈkæt lɪt/ (Show IPA),
1880–1959, U.S. general and statesman: secretary of state 1947–49; Nobel Peace Prize 1953.
3.
John, 1755–1835, U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1801–35.
4.
Thomas Riley, 1854–1925, vice president of the U.S. 1913–21.
5.
Thurgood
[thur-goo d] /ˈθɜr gʊd/ (Show IPA),
1908–93, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1967–91.
6.
a city in NE Texas.
7.
a town in central Missouri.
8.
a town in SW Minnesota.
9.
Also, Marshal. a male given name.
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  • But I had no time to say another word to him, as I turned to greet Mrs. Marshall.

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  • He had walked two blocks and the confectionery was between Marshall and Grant.

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  • He read it again, unbelieving, for this shouldn't be Grant Street, but Marshall.

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  • Marshall secured a passport with some difficulty and departed for home.

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  • An American constitutional law did not exist when Marshall took office.

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British Dictionary definitions for Marshall

Marshall

/ˈmɑːʃəl/
noun
1.
Alfred. 1842–1924, English economist, author of Principles of Economics (1890)
2.
George Catlett. 1880–1959, US general and statesman. He was chief of staff of the US army (1939–45) and, as secretary of state (1947–49), he proposed the Marshall Plan (1947), later called the European Recovery Programme: Nobel peace prize 1953
3.
John. 1755–1835, US jurist and statesman. As chief justice of the Supreme Court (1801–35), he established the principles of US constitutional law
4.
Sir John Ross. 1912–88, New Zealand politician; prime minister (1972)
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