[lang-stuh n]


John Mercer,1829–97, U.S. public official, diplomat, and educator.
a male given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of langston

  • That, as Langston Hughes would say, is deep like the rivers.

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    Lessons of the Beerfest


    July 31, 2009

  • But what Langston Hughes called "the quarter of the Negroes," is not the area of our world most threatened by a falling sky.

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    The Sky Is Falling

    Stanley Crouch

    February 5, 2009

Historical Examples of langston

  • Mr. Langston had driven out to the post with Willett that afternoon.

    Under Fire

    Charles King

  • Langston saw it, but went quietly on with the business in hand.

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    Charles King

  • "Go on," said Langston, with deep interest in his keen, shrewd face.

    Under Fire

    Charles King

  • Then Langston, at his mother's prayer, went over and fetched him home.

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    Charles King

  • "Mr. Langston, Doctor Harmon asked me to call you," she said.

    The Harvester

    Gene Stratton Porter