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Morgan

1

[ mawr-guhn ]

noun

  1. one of a breed of light carriage and saddle horses descended from the stallion Justin Morgan.


Morgan

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[ mawr-guhn ]

noun

  1. Charles Lang·bridge [lang, -brij], 1894–1958, English novelist and critic.
  2. Daniel, 1736–1802, American Revolutionary general.
  3. Sir Henry, 1635?–88, Welsh buccaneer in the Americas.
  4. John Hunt, 1826–64, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
  5. J(ohn) P(ier·pont) [peer, -pont], 1837–1913, U.S. financier and philanthropist.
  6. his son John Pierpont, 1867–1943, U.S. financier.
  7. Julia, 1872–1957, U.S. architect.
  8. Lewis Henry, 1818–81, U.S. ethnologist and anthropologist.
  9. Thomas Hunt, 1866–1945, U.S. zoologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1933.
  10. a male or female given name.

Morgan

1

/ ˈmɔːɡən /

noun

  1. MorganEdwin (George)19202010MScottishWRITING: poet Edwin ( George ). (1920–2010), Scottish poet, noted esp for his collection The Second Life (1968) and his many concrete and visual poems; appointed Scottish national poet 2004
  2. MorganSir Henry16351688MWelshTRAVEL AND EXPLORATION: buccaneer Sir Henry. 1635–88, Welsh buccaneer, who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English
  3. MorganJohn Pierpont18371913MUSBUSINESS: financierPHILANTHROPY: philanthropistARTS AND CRAFTS: collector John Pierpont. 1837–1913, US financier, philanthropist, and art collector
  4. MorganHywel) Rhodri1939MWelshPOLITICS: politician ( Hywel ) Rhodri (ˈrɒdrɪ). born 1939, Welsh Labour politician; first minister of Wales (2000–09)
  5. MorganThomas Hunt18661945MUSSCIENCE: biologist Thomas Hunt. 1866–1945, US biologist. He formulated the chromosome theory of heredity. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1933


Morgan

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/ ˈmɔːɡən /

noun

  1. an American breed of small compact saddle horse

Morgan

/ môrgən /

  1. American zoologist whose experiments with fruit flies demonstrated that hereditary traits are carried by genes on chromosomes and that traits can cross over from one chromosome to another. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1933.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Morgan1

First recorded in 1865–70; named after the original sire owned by Justin Morgan (1747–98), a New England teacher
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Morgan1

C19: named after Justin Morgan (1747–98), American owner of the original sire
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Example Sentences

Morgan is a symptom of a much bigger disease of what our genre is right now.

“When I heard Morgan’s first single I was drawn to it immediately,” said country superstar Luke Bryan.

Morgan added that this can make the users of these platforms more prone to radicalization.

From Vox

“Then it should by itself move up in organic rank because again … they shouldn’t really have other other options, it should be pretty much the only thing that they’re looking for,” Morgan said.

From Digiday

Morgan’s story is also a good example of how, even as a large company, we are a family.

From Fortune

In October, news broke that Regal hired Morgan Stanley to explore a possible sale.

The bailout crybabies of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and all the rest are easy targets—and deserving ones, too.

So what we know of Morgan in the past might not be how is in the present.

The other thing everyone is really excited about is the return of Morgan.

I wish Tracy Morgan all the best, and hope he is probably getting the finest care available.

Mrs. De Morgan has produced some impressive works in sculpture.

Captain Morgan served in many vessels since the war, his service has been both varied and honorable.

This campaign unfortunately resulted in a defeat for the Americans, and Morgan was taken prisoner.

Although Morgan was offered a commission in the British army while he was imprisoned, he violently rejected the offer.

"Well, if Willis Morgan's been misjudged, then I'm really an angel all ready to sprout wings," observed the clerk.

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