- James,1596–1666, English dramatist.
- William,1694–1771, English governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1741–56: urged assault on Louisburg.
- a city on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York.
- a male or female given name: a family name taken from an Old English placename.
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Ambassador Shirley Temple Black attributed this to the “deeply risk-averse psychology of the Czech people.”How Havel Inspired the Velvet Revolution
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The event also honored the election of African-American members of Congress, including Charles Rangel and Shirley Chisholm.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus
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He vividly remembers Shirley Tilghman, then the president of Princeton, asking for his prediction.Meet the One Numbers-Cruncher Who Foresees Democrats Holding the Senate
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It's been over half a century since Shirley Temple rose to fame and helped revolutionize protections for child actors.Does Fashion Week Exploit Teen Models?
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Shirley Temple used to be a good little actress, I remember.The Hunters
What's the present-day status of Shirley Wells in his home town?
"Oh, yes I have," said Shirley as he took his hat preparing to leave.
Shirley is possessed of the remainder, but it's not enough to do what's required.
Shirley moved into town to an apartment over the Banner office.