[ ran-dolf, -duh lf ]
/ ˈræn dɒlf, -dəlf /
A(sa) Philip,1889–1979, U.S. labor leader: president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1925–68.
Edmund Jennings [jen-ings] /ˈdʒɛn ɪŋs/, 1753–1813, U.S. statesman: first U.S. Attorney General 1789–94; secretary of state 1794–95.
John,1773–1833, U.S. statesman and author.
a town in E Massachusetts, S of Boston.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for a philip randolph
/ (ˈrændɒlf, -dəlf) /
Edmund Jennings, 1753–1813, US politician. He was a member of the convention that framed the US constitution (1787), attorney general (1789–94), and secretary of state (1794–95)
John, called Randolph of Roanoke . 1773–1833, US politician, noted for his eloquence: in 1820 he opposed the Missouri Compromise that outlawed slavery
Sir Thomas; 1st Earl of Moray. Died 1332, Scottish soldier: regent after the death of Robert the Bruce (1329)
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Word Origin and History for a philip randolph
masc. proper name, from Old Norse Rannulfr "shield-wolf" and Frankish *Rannulf "raven-wolf," both brought to England by the Normans.
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