- Peter,born 1946, U.S. choreographer and ballet master, born in Denmark.
- any of several swallows having a deeply forked tail and long, pointed wings.
Origin of martin
- Ar·cher John Porter [ahr-cher] /ˈɑr tʃər/, 1910–2002, English biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1952.
- Frank,1890–1974, Swiss composer.
- Glenn Luther,1886–1955, U.S. airplane designer and manufacturer.
- Homer Dodge,1836–97, U.S. painter.
- Joseph W(illiam) Jr.,1884–1968, U.S. political leader and publisher: Speaker of the House 1947–49, 1953–55.
- Mary,1913–90, U.S. actress and musical comedy star.
- Saint,a.d. 316?–397, French prelate: bishop of Tours 370?–397.
- a male given name: from the name of the Roman god Mars.
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Contemporary Examples of martins
Costa was to prove himself equally boorish when, ten minutes into the second-half, he headbutted Martins Indi, a Dutch midfielder.Dutch Treat: The Netherlands Sinks Spain In World Cup 2014
June 13, 2014
To fill demand, the Martins collaborated with baker John Gendusa who developed a 40-inch loaf of French bread to reduce waste.
To show their solidarity with the strikers, the Martins gave their union brothers free sandwiches.
Today, fashion students from Saint Martins still head to clubs, now in artsy Dalston and Shoreditch, decked in their own designs.New Exhibition Club to Catwalk at Victoria & Albert Museum
July 10, 2013
A graduate of Central Saint Martins, Kane drew industry-wide acclaim just out of college with an imaginative senior collection.Kane Rumored For Balenciaga Job
Misty White Sidell
November 17, 2012
Historical Examples of martins
"I preferred that to having Ruth at a house party at the Martins," she said quietly.
The Martins were not to think that she was intent on placing any one!
The Martins ought not to have run away in the middle of our distress.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever
By this time 'The Martins' had been published in volume form.
His Excellency was told that the Martins had mismanaged everything.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. I (of II)
Charles James Lever
- Archer John Porter. 1910–2002, British biochemist; Nobel prize for chemistry 1952 (with Richard Synge; 1914–94) for developing paper chromatography (1944). He subsequently developed gas chromatography (1953)
- Chris(topher Anthony John) . born 1977, British rock musician, lead singer of Coldplay; married to the US actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
- (French martɛ̃) Frank. 1890–1974, Swiss composer. He used a modified form of the twelve-note technique in some of his works, which include Petite Symphonie Concertante (1946) and the oratorio Golgotha (1949)
- Sir George (Henry). born 1926, British record producer and arranger, noted for his work with the Beatles
- John. 1789–1854, British painter, noted for his visionary landscapes and large-scale works with biblical subjects
- Michael (John). Baron. born 1945, Scottish Labour politician; speaker of the House of Commons (2000–09)
- Paul (Edgar Philippe). born 1938, Canadian Liberal politician; prime minister of Canada (2003–06)
- Saint. called Saint Martin of Tours. ?316–?397 ad, bishop of Tours (?371–?397); a patron saint of France. He furthered monasticism in Gaul. Feast day: Nov 11 or 12
- Steve (n). born 1945, US film actor and comedian; his films include The Jerk (1979), Roxanne (1987), and Bowfinger) (1999)
- any of various swallows of the genera Progne, Delichon, Riparia, etc, having a square or slightly forked tailSee also house martin
Word Origin for martin
kind of swallow-like bird (Chelidon urbica), 1580s, from Scot. martoune (mid-15c.), from Middle French martin, from the masc. proper name in some sense. Writers in 17c. said it was named for St. Martin of Tours (d. 397 C.E.), whose festival day (Martinmas) is Nov. 11, about the time the birds depart.
masc. proper name, from Latin Martinus, derivative of Mars (genitive Martis), Roman god of war (see Mars).
- American psychologist who is noted for her pioneering work in gerontology.