Bertrand (Arthur William), 3rd Earl, 1872–1970, English philosopher, mathematician, and author: Nobel Prize in literature 1950.
Charles Edward, 1860–1941, U.S. journalist, sociologist, biographer, and political leader.
Charles Taze [chahrlz-teyz], /ˈtʃɑrlz ˈteɪz/, "Pastor Russell", 1852–1916, U.S. religious leader and publisher: founder of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Elizabeth Mary, Countess Mary Annette Beauchamp; "Elizabeth", 1866–1941, Australian novelist.
George William "Æ", 1867–1935, Irish poet and painter.
Henry Norris, 1877–1957, U.S. astronomer.
John Russell, 1st Earl Lord John Russell, 1792–1878, British statesman: prime minister 1846–52, 1865–66.
Lillian Helen Louise Leonard, 1861–1922, U.S. singer and actress.
Wil·liam Fel·ton [wil-yuhm fel-tn], /ˈwɪl yəm ˈfɛl tn/, "Bill", 1934–2022, U.S. basketball player and coach.
Mount Russell, a mountain in eastern California, in the Sierra Nevada. 14,088 feet (4,294 meters).
a mountain in south-central Alaska, in the Alaska Range. 11,670 feet (3,557 meters).
a male given name.
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How to use Russell in a sentence
He gave up football for basketball, reuniting with Russell in Boston.K.C. Jones, basketball Hall of Famer with a knack for championships, dies at 88 | Matt Schudel | December 27, 2020 | Washington Post
While scouting Russell, Celtics Coach Red Auerbach took notice of Jones, who was selected in the second round after Boston drafted Russell second overall in the 1956 NBA draft.K.C. Jones, who coached Bullets to NBA Finals before winning two titles with Boston, dies at 88 | Glynn A. Hill | December 26, 2020 | Washington Post
Yes, the Russell 2000 is having a bull run for the ages, up 87% since its March nadir.The Dow’s record run to 30K is nothing compared to the rally in these small caps | Bernhard Warner | November 25, 2020 | Fortune
He wrote that while the Russell 2000 is not as widely watched as many other indicators, it can presage wider economic trends—both on the way down, and the way up.
Over the past three years, Russell said, polling funded by the Housing Federation has consistently shown more than two-thirds of city voters would support the affordable housing bond.Most Residents Agree Housing Issues Are Dire But Consensus on Solutions Is Elusive | Lisa Halverstadt | October 29, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
The city of Cleveland recently reached a $3 million settlement with the Russell and Williams families.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim | Michael Daly | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That hers could be a scene in a David O. Russell film brings it to the next level.[NSFW] Fox News Anchor Tragically Mispronounces "Huckabee" | Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video | November 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ken Russell, the now sadly deceased British film director, told me he considered Jarman a visionary.
Moderator Jan Jarboe Russell, an author and writer for Texas Monthly, asked Rep. Castro whether politics was in his blood.
Murphy took him under his wing, and one day he gave Rock To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With.
Can any of your correspondents inform me where the virtuous and patriotic William Lord Russell was buried?
But at this instant some boys hearing the quarrel ran up, and Russell among them.
But Eric was too nervous to be present at the hour when this was usually done, and he had asked Russell to bring him the news.
“What a capital fellow he is,” continued Montagu, leaning on his racquet and looking after him, as Russell left the court.
Vernon made no reply, but was putting away his sea-anemones with a sigh, when in came Russell to fetch Eric to the cricket.
British Dictionary definitions for Russell
Bertrand (Arthur William), 3rd Earl. 1872–1970, British philosopher and mathematician. His books include Principles of Mathematics (1903), Principia Mathematica (1910–13) with A. N. Whitehead, Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy (1919), The Problems of Philosophy (1912), The Analysis of Mind (1921), and An Enquiry into Meaning and Truth (1940): Nobel prize for literature 1950
George William pen name æ . 1867–1935, Irish poet and journalist
Henry Norris . 1877–1957, US astronomer and astrophysicist, who originated one form of the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram
John, 1st Earl. 1792–1878, British statesman; prime minister (1846–52; 1865–66). He led the campaign to carry the 1832 Reform Act
Ken . 1927–2011, British film director. His films include Women in Love (1969), The Music Lovers (1970), The Boy Friend (1971), Valentino (1977), Gothic (1986), and The Rainbow (1989)
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Scientific definitions for Russell
American astronomer who studied binary stars and developed methods to calculate their mass and distances. Working independently of Ejnar Hertzsprung, Russell also demonstrated the relationship between types of stars and their absolute magnitude. This correlation is now known as the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.
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