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Draft Day, his Ivan Reitman-directed film about the NFL draft, grossed just $28 million at the domestic box office.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the head of this five-mile convoy was Ivan Smith, a 22-year-old Rhodesian.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ivan Raimi and Scott Spiegel, who were collaborators with Sam, lived there.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'|Marlow Stern|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Every dollar I spend is a vote,” said Ivan Pardo, the founder of Buycott.
Ivan opened the door for a lot of people to get back into it and I think we'll see if they stay with it.Why Andy Murray Hired a Champion (and Woman) Coach|Kevin Fixler|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ivan heard all they had to say, and told them to employ him as a shepherd, taking turns in doing so.The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories|Leo Tolstoi
Well, Ivan began to fight with him, and lopped off nine of his heads.Russian Fairy Tales|W. R. S. Ralston
At these words there was a loud clanking of chains, Ivan striking together those which fettered his hands.
Then they were in the very middle of a crabbed pamphlet, in which Ivan's superior knowledge of German had been invaluable.Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances|Juliana Horatia Ewing
Zeneida looked at Ivan Maximovitch, her whole soul in that look.
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Word Origin and History for ivan
masc. proper name, from Russian, literally "John," from Greek Ioannes "John." As the personification of Russia, or the typical name for a Russian man (originally a Russian soldier), attested from 1870.