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Morrison

[mawr-uh-suh n, mor-]
noun
  1. Herbert Stanley,1888–1965, English labor leader and statesman.
  2. Toni,born 1931, U.S. novelist: Nobel prize 1993.
  3. a male given name.
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  • "My God, it's Morrison," he said to himself, as he crept back to his companion.

  • "Here's Morrison coming down the street," he said, in a tone of excitement.

  • He made loud boasts that he would take Morrison dead or alive.

  • Morrison had been seen drinking at the hotel in Lake Megantic.

  • Mr. Mercier withdrew that expedition, and offered $3,000 reward for the capture of Morrison!


British Dictionary definitions for morrison

Morrison

noun
  1. Herbert Stanley, Baron Morrison of Lambeth. 1888–1965, British Labour statesman, Home Secretary and Minister for Home Security in Churchill's War Cabinet (1942–45)
  2. Jim, full name James Douglas Morrison. 1943–71, US rock singer and songwriter, lead vocalist with the Doors
  3. Toni, full name Chloe Anthony Morrison. born 1931, US novelist, whose works include Sula (1974), Song of Solomon (1977), Beloved (1987), Jazz (1992), and Paradise (1998): awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1993
  4. Van, full name George Ivan Morrison. born 1945, Northern Irish rock singer and songwriter. His albums include Astral Weeks (1968), Moondance (1970), Avalon Sunset (1989), and Days Like These (1995)
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