[blak-stohn; for 1 also blak-stuh n]
- Sir William,1723–80, English jurist and writer on law.
- a river in S Massachusetts, flowing SE across NE Rhode Island to Pawtucket. About 40 miles (64 km) long.
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Blackstone's investment will allow Versace to grow financially and continue to expand on a global scale into new markets.Versace Sells Minority Stake; Jessica Lange Fronts Marc Jacobs Beauty Campaign
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February 27, 2014
Big shots like Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone and Steven Cohen of SAC Capital may garner the headlines.Bridgewater May Be the Hottest Hedge Fund for Harvard Grads, but It’s Also the Weirdest
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Last week, David Johnson, senior vice president for strategy at Dell, took a new post with Blackstone.
But Blackstone Group, one of the largest private-equity firms, is an obvious candidate.
There was only one little incident: Wei's husband was legal counsel for Blackstone on a major deal in China.China's Financial Insider
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“Better make your calculations now, Gregg,” Blackstone suggested.
Blackstone was supposed to be on duty up there, with a course-master at the controls.
Blackstone and Kent, should be read—and read again and again.An Essay on Professional Ethics
Once more, silently, Henry put Blackstone back on its shelf.The Education of Henry Adams
Visions of the club returned, and I tossed Blackstone into a corner.
- Sir William . 1723–80, English jurist noted particularly for his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–69), which had a profound influence on jurisprudence in the US
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