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Callaghan

[kal-uh-han or, esp. British, -huh n, -guh n]
noun
  1. (Leonard) James,1912–2005, British political leader: prime minister 1976–79.
  2. Morley Edward,1903–90, Canadian novelist.
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Examples from the Web for callaghan

Historical Examples

  • Then there's those bills of Callaghan's—but he'll not press hard when he sees we've money.

    The O'Donoghue

    Charles James Lever

  • "Speak for yourself, friend Callaghan," rejoined the corporal.

  • I must have dropped it when Callaghan and Co. tracked me in the wood.

    The Dreadnought of the Air

    Percy F. Westerman

  • By the by, I wonder what that fellow Callaghan meant by saying, 'He's one of them!'

    The Dreadnought of the Air

    Percy F. Westerman

  • It was to the Hyde Park alighting station that Callaghan steered.

    The Dreadnought of the Air

    Percy F. Westerman


British Dictionary definitions for callaghan

Callaghan

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