[hen-der-suh n]
  1. Arthur,1863–1935, British statesman and labor leader: Nobel Peace Prize 1934.
  2. David Brem·ner [brem-ner] /ˈbrɛm nər/, 1840–1906, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1899–1903.
  3. FletcherSmack, 1898–1952, U.S. jazz pianist, arranger, and bandleader.
  4. a city in NW Kentucky, on the Ohio River.
  5. a city in SE Nevada, near Las Vegas.
  6. a city in N North Carolina.
  7. a town in E Texas.
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  • You see, the day we went through the hospital, it was hot, and we went to Henderson's for soda-water.


    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • Then Miss Henderson showed fight and her brother 204 Willie stood by her.

    An Orkney Maid

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • Henderson blushed as he made out some of the words the flower was muttering.

    Such Blooming Talk

    L. Major Reynolds

  • Henderson opened the door, and only then did he begin to realize the scope his rays must have!

    Such Blooming Talk

    L. Major Reynolds

  • "I'll spare you the scene with Henderson, Repton," said he, after a long pause.

British Dictionary definitions for henderson


  1. Arthur. 1863–1935, British Labour politician. As foreign secretary (1929–31) he supported the League of Nations and international disarmament; Nobel peace prize 1934
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