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O'Connor

[ oh-kon-er ]
/ oʊˈkɒn ər /
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noun
Frank Michael Donovan, 1903–66, Irish writer.
(Mary) Flannery, 1925–64, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
John Joseph, Cardinal, 1920–2000, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: archbishop of New York 1984–2000.
Sandra Day, born 1930, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court1981–2006 and first woman appointed to that position.
Thomas Power, 1848–1929, Irish journalist, author, and political leader.
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O'Connor
/ (əʊˈkɒnə) /

noun
Feargus. 1794–1855, Irish politician and journalist, a leader of the Chartist movement
(Mary) Flannery. 1925–64, US novelist and short-story writer, author of Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear it Away (1960)
Frank, real name Michael O'Donovan. 1903–66, Irish short-story writer and critic
Thomas Power, known as Tay Pay. 1848–1929, Irish journalist and nationalist leader
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