Donovan

[don-uh-vuh n]
noun
  1. William JosephWild Bill, 1883–1959, U.S. lawyer and military officer: organizer and director of the OSS 1942–45.
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Contemporary Examples of donovan

Historical Examples of donovan

  • "Only Father Donovan and Mrs. Conrad—and baby," she told me.

  • Donovan had been for many years a generous subscriber to these funds.

    The Island Mystery

    George A. Birmingham

  • But I see—I see very plainly that you do not wish me to marry the Donovan oof-girl.

    The Island Mystery

    George A. Birmingham

  • He was relieved when, after dinner, Donovan himself started a new subject.

    The Island Mystery

    George A. Birmingham

  • Donovan disengaged his head from her embrace and turned to Gorman.

    The Island Mystery

    George A. Birmingham


Word Origin and History for donovan

Donovan

from Irish Donndubhan "dark brown."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper