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Cullen

[kuhl-uh n]
noun
  1. Coun·tee [koun-tey, -tee] /kaʊnˈteɪ, -ˈti/, 1903–46, U.S. poet.
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Cullen

noun
  1. William Douglas, Baron. born 1935, Scottish judge who conducted public inquiries into the Piper Alpha disaster (1990), the Dunblane school shootings (1996), and the Ladbroke Grove rail disaster (1999); led the tribunal which turned down the appeal (2002) of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi against his conviction for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing
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Word Origin and History for cullen

in some uses it represents an Englishing of Cologne, the city in Germany. As a surname it can be this or from Cullen, Banffshire.

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