- Claude El·wood [el-woo d] /ˈɛlˌwʊd/, 1916–2001, U.S. applied mathematician: early developer of information theory.
- a river flowing SW from N Ireland to the Atlantic: the principal river of Ireland. 240 miles (386 km) long.
- international airport in W Ireland, near Limerick.
- a female given name.
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TLC promptly pulled the plug on the hit series and Shannon embarked on a press tour denying the claims.Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014
December 27, 2014
The foreclosure-drama is a fascinating study of greed and class warfare, boasting excellent turns by Garfield and Shannon.Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’
September 10, 2014
Shannon and Reilly come off as natural partners, which is not surprising given their long onscreen history together.Molly Shannon on ‘Life After Beth,’ Turning 50, and ‘Never Been Kissed’
August 17, 2014
Shannon Maureen Conley may have been trying to join her online boyfriend in the fight for ISIS.It’s Time to Blow Up The Myth of Female Terrorists as Love-Struck Victims
July 4, 2014
With more than 95 percent of precincts reporting, Lankford held a resounding 57.5 percent to 34.3 percent lead over Shannon.Tea Party Darling T.W. Shannon Crashes to Oklahoma Senate Primary Defeat
June 25, 2014
Here we met Shannon, who had been sent back to us by Captain Lewis.
The Shannon adds not a little to the convenience and agreeableness of a residence so near it.A Tour in Ireland
On the "Shannon" were (p. 399) thirty-three dead, and fifty wounded.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
At the house of Mr Shannon, the magistrate who is with me here.Kilgorman
Talbot Baines Reed
He chose his location on the Shannon, and called his cottage the "Hermitage."
- a river in the Republic of Ireland, rising in NW Co Cavan and flowing south to the Atlantic by an estuary 113 km (70 miles) long: the longest river in the Republic of Ireland. Length: 260 km (161 miles)
- Claude (Elwood). 1916–2000, US mathematician, who first developed information theory
Word Origin and History for shannon
river in Ireland, the name is something like "old man river," from a Proto-Celtic word related to Irish sean "old" (see senile).