Marshall

[mahr-shuh l]
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noun
  1. Alfred,1842–1924, English economist.
  2. George C(at·lett) [kat-lit] /ˈkæt lɪt/, 1880–1959, U.S. general and statesman: secretary of state 1947–49; Nobel Peace Prize 1953.
  3. John,1755–1835, U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1801–35.
  4. Thomas Riley,1854–1925, vice president of the U.S. 1913–21.
  5. Thur·good [thur-goo d] /ˈθɜr gʊd/, 1908–93, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1967–91.
  6. a city in NE Texas.
  7. a town in central Missouri.
  8. a town in SW Minnesota.
  9. Also Mar·shal. a male given name.
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Historical Examples of marshall

  • But I had no time to say another word to him, as I turned to greet Mrs. Marshall.

  • He had walked two blocks and the confectionery was between Marshall and Grant.

    The Street That Wasn't There

    Clifford Donald Simak

  • He read it again, unbelieving, for this shouldn't be Grant Street, but Marshall.

    The Street That Wasn't There

    Clifford Donald Simak

  • An American constitutional law did not exist when Marshall took office.

    Union and Democracy

    Allen Johnson

  • "It is the case, not the court, that gives jurisdiction," replied Marshall.

    Union and Democracy

    Allen Johnson


British Dictionary definitions for marshall

Marshall

noun
  1. Alfred. 1842–1924, English economist, author of Principles of Economics (1890)
  2. George Catlett. 1880–1959, US general and statesman. He was chief of staff of the US army (1939–45) and, as secretary of state (1947–49), he proposed the Marshall Plan (1947), later called the European Recovery Programme: Nobel peace prize 1953
  3. John. 1755–1835, US jurist and statesman. As chief justice of the Supreme Court (1801–35), he established the principles of US constitutional law
  4. Sir John Ross. 1912–88, New Zealand politician; prime minister (1972)
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