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Gorton

[gawr-tn]
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noun
  1. John Grey,1911–2002, Australian political leader: prime minister 1968–71.
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Examples from the Web for gorton

Historical Examples

  • Richard, our own Richard, following the tribe of Gorton, the Familist!

    The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII)

    John Greenleaf Whittier

  • Gorton has taken one of the rejected recruits to wait on him.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man

    Lawrence Van Alstyne

  • Whether Gorton had given her any points about me or not I don't know.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man

    Lawrence Van Alstyne

  • Gorton knows all about that and may have told her, though he swears he did not.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man

    Lawrence Van Alstyne

  • That is all I could tell Mrs. Gorton, or the lieutenant, when I saw him again.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man

    Lawrence Van Alstyne


British Dictionary definitions for gorton

Gorton

noun
  1. Sir John Grey. 1911–2002, Australian statesman; prime minister (1968–71)
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