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Callaghan

[ kal-uh-hanor, especially British, -huhn, -guhn ]

noun

  1. (Leonard) James, 1912–2005, British political leader: prime minister 1976–79.
  2. Morley Edward, 1903–90, Canadian novelist.


Callaghan

/ ˈkæləˌhæn /

noun

  1. CallaghanLeonard) James, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff19122005MBritishPOLITICS: statesmanPOLITICS: prime minister ( Leonard ) James, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff. 1912–2005, British Labour statesman; prime minister (1976–79)


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He works at the University of Newcastle in Callaghan, Australia.

John Gould, a behavioral biologist at the University of Newcastle in Callaghan, Australia, hadn’t set out to look for beetles one night in the country’s Watagan Mountains, searching instead for tadpoles in ephemeral pools.

When she was opposition leader, her PMQ sparring with Harold Wilson and James Callaghan was weak.

Andy Callaghan's big bony hands are clasped in a tremor of emotion that would do honour to a picturesque Italian exile.

I found him speaking to Andy Callaghan in the kitchen about his soul; and really Andy looked quite moved by his earnestness.

Linda entered the kitchen on some household business, and Mr. Callaghan was too respectful to retort in her presence.

Callaghan followed him everywhere, while Honor remained a devoted attendant on her lady, doubly bound to her by exile and sorrow.

Callaghan picked up his scythe cautiously, and went on tip-toe across to Miss King's hammock.

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