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[muh k-don-uh]
  1. Thomas,1783–1825, U.S. naval officer: defeated British on Lake Champlain 1814.
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Examples from the Web for macdonough

Historical Examples

  • "Not this time," said MacDonough, still smiling in the same way.

    The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)

    Charles James Lever

  • Macdonough sprung into the stern-sheets, and grasped the tiller.

  • "I would, and you have only to try it," was Macdonough's undaunted reply.

    Twelve Naval Captains

    Molly Elliot Seawell

  • With this in view Macdonough decided on his order of battle.

  • I am going to tell you how the gallant MacDonough stopped him.