Sullivan

[suhl-uh-vuh n]
noun
  1. AnnieAnne Mansfield Sullivan Macy, 1866–1936, U.S. teacher of Helen Keller.
  2. Sir Arthur (Seymour),1842–1900, English composer: collaborator with Sir William Gilbert.
  3. Ed(ward Vincent),1902–74, U.S. journalist and television host.
  4. Harry Stack [stak] /stæk/, 1892–1949, U.S. psychiatrist.
  5. John L(awrence),1858–1918, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1882–92.
  6. Louis Hen·ri [hen-ree] /ˈhɛn ri/, 1856–1924, U.S. architect.
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  • It had sounded strange, but Sullivan was not there to ask questions.

  • Yet Andy's change of horses at Sullivan's place changed the entire problem.

  • "Let me speak, not for them, but to them," Colonel Sullivan replied impulsively.

    The Wild Geese

    Stanley John Weyman

  • We agreed that the sloop and the cargo were to go free if Colonel Sullivan—but you know!

    The Wild Geese

    Stanley John Weyman

  • "With all my heart, Colonel Sullivan," the priest answered cordially.

    The Wild Geese

    Stanley John Weyman


British Dictionary definitions for sullivan

Sullivan

noun
  1. Sir Arthur (Seymour). 1842–1900, English composer who wrote operettas, such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878) and The Mikado (1885), with W. S. Gilbert as librettist
  2. Louis (Henri). 1856–1924, US pioneer of modern architecture: he coined the slogan "form follows function"
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