Her·bert Stan·ley [hur-bert stan-lee], /ˈhɜr bərt ˈstæn li/, 1888–1965, English labor leader and statesman.
To·ni [toh-nee], /ˈtoʊ ni/, 1931–2019, U.S. novelist: Nobel Prize 1993.
a male given name.
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How to use Morrison in a sentence
Morrison, who is facing terrorism charges, went by the name Boogaloo Bunyan on social media.The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government. | by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Lila Hassan and Karim Hajj, FRONTLINE | February 1, 2021 | ProPublica
With this addition, Morrison made the Pilgrims, who rejected communal ownership, into exemplars of an individualist American ethos.How America Keeps Adapting the Story of the Pilgrims at Plymouth to Match the Story We Need to Tell | Peter C. Mancall | December 17, 2020 | Time
I tried to look past his tenure on “Glee” as Will Schuester, a character so dreadful he turned Morrison into a TikTok villain.Matthew Morrison’s unsettling ‘Grinch’ is a natural conclusion to 2020 | Sonia Rao | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
“You’re responsible for the first suggestion,” Morrison said in a later interview.
Morrison said he hopes to make the vaccine doses free and available to all Australians in early 2021 if the trials are successful.A Prime Minister said a COVID-19 vaccine might be mandatory. Hours later, he backtracked | Naomi Xu Elegant | August 20, 2020 | Fortune
Artists like Mick Jagger and Van Morrison obsessively revered and imitated African-American blues and rock musicians.
Morrison handed her a “Yes” campaign leaflet printed in Polish.
She said someone had already given her the literature in her native language, but Morrison was confident.
To date, Rita has been featured on records by DJ Fresh as well as UK RB musicians Craig David, Tinchy Stryder, and James Morrison.The Improbable Rise of Rita Ora: A Guide for the Modern-Day Celebrity | Emma Gannon | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Stevie Wonder, and Prince, and Quincy Jones, and J.J. Abrams, and Toni Morrison, and…George R.R. Martin!In the Backseat With Janelle Monae: A Limo Ride with the Stylish R&B Diva | Douglas Wolk | April 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A pupil wrote:—Short steps … stepson … real son … more a son … Morrison.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
On the other hand, at the four camps of Morrison & Daly were three hundred men each with four months' pay coming to him.Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
Lieutenant Morrison had just seen a field piece, not 200 yards away, pointing down the Plank Road.Historic Fredericksburg | John T. Goolrick
The district is electoral; Askin Morrison, Esq., is the first member.The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2) | John West
Morrison was chaplain as well as foreman to the little band of shipwrights.Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora | Edward Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for Morrison
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)
Jim, full name James Douglas Morrison. 1943–71, US rock singer and songwriter, lead vocalist with the Doors
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
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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