[ ol-uh-fuhnt ]
/ ˈɒl ə fənt /
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Margaret Wilson, 1828–97, Scottish novelist.
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Words nearby Oliphant
Olin, Olinda, olingo, olinguito, olio, Oliphant, olivaceous, Olivares, olivary, olivary body, olive
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How to use Oliphant in a sentence
But then Oliphant and Shaun Walker of The Guardian saw something quite different.Putin’s “Humanitarian” Convoy Nears Ukraine, APCs Cross in Secret|Anna Nemtsova|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Oliphant here first saw an enchanting location for his colony.
It is even more beautiful and fertile than Mr. Oliphant describes it to be.
Probably Mr. Oliphant is interested in the work, and will find his experience in the West not without applicability in the East.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)|George Eliot
Mrs. Oliphant did it over and over again, besides alternating the annual dose still more frequently with twos and threes.The English Novel|George Saintsbury
The vicinity of Mount Oliphant to Ayr afforded him facilities for gratifying what had now become a passion.Life of Robert Burns|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for Oliphant
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Sir Mark Laurence Elwin. 1901–2000, British nuclear physicist, born in Australia
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