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Mahan

[muh-han]
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  1. Alfred Thay·er [they-er] /ˈθeɪ ər/, 1840–1914, U.S. naval officer and writer on naval history.
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Examples from the Web for mahan

Historical Examples

  • In rendering Mahan Atma by great spirit, however, we are anticipating.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • For incidents of the battle see Mahan, Life of Nelson, ii., 363 sqq.

  • But has not the Sultan a complete defense, according to Captain Mahan's doctrine?

    Expository Writing

    Mervin James Curl

  • No one could accuse Captain Mahan of intending this, yet he must "follow the argument."

    Expository Writing

    Mervin James Curl

  • We have seen what happened, for instance, in the case of Admiral Mahan.