- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for desmond
Desmond Diggs is the founder of Teach for Liberia, an organization that provides young Liberians with educational opportunities.Ebola Tweets Are Missing the Target
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu was looking at the biblical length of South Africans waiting in line to vote that Wednesday morning.Chris Matthews Remembers Nelson Mandela
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We were, our own beloved Archbishop Desmond Tutu told us, “the rainbow children of God.”Mandela: The Last Good Man
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The shaky two-minute video shows Rudyard, Desmond, and Oscar, dressed in tiny bonnets, wrapped in blankets.Parents of Stillborn Babies Post Hundreds of Memorials to YouTube
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Ezra Klein interviews Desmond Lachman on Cyprus and the Euro.Europe Is Full of Unique, Bad Situations
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He pushed his conquests into Desmond, and established his good fame.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
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No, he had not been holding Miss Desmond's hand—he had merely been telling her fortune.
By the way, I suppose you've not heard anything of Miss Desmond?
"Thank you kindly," Miss Desmond stepped lightly into the boat.
"Let me whisper in your ear," said Miss Desmond, loud above the chatter of the weir.
- 15th Earl of, title of Gerald Fitzgerald . died 1583, Anglo-Irish nobleman, who led a Catholic rebellion (1579) against English domination of Ireland
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