[ muh-klen-uhn ]

  1. (John) Hugh, 1907–90, Canadian novelist and essayist.

Words Nearby MacLennan Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use MacLennan in a sentence

  • According to MacLennan, the capture of a woman from a strange tribe represents the earliest exogamy.

  • In its fundamental aspects it was proposed by MacLennan, the investigator who also gave us the word 'exogamy.'

  • Three mornings later we were at work in the huge wooden shed which serves Dr. MacLennan as operating-room and hospital.

    Savage Island | Basil C. Thomson
  • Spencer and MacLennan have different explanations of this custom which seem hardly natural.

    The Sexual Question | August Forel
  • It is not always for human beings that Dr. MacLennan is asked to prescribe.

    Savage Island | Basil C. Thomson