- William,1759–1828, U.S. architect, born in the British Virgin Islands.
- a town in NE Colorado.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for thornton
“We can only save African elephants if China and Japan ban the ivory trade,” Thornton told me.
Thornton says pressure is building, even inside China, for a ban.
There are two cases that are most relevant, U.S. Term Limits Inc. v. Thornton and Cook v. Gralike.How the Constitution May Screw Rand Paul for 2016
July 18, 2014
Was Thornton hesitant to make the jump back to the small screen?Billy Bob Thornton Is Scary Good as ‘Fargo’s’ Bad Guy
April 15, 2014
But the two young girls, Thornton and Wilt, never seemed to lose energy.The House of Shock Is Terrifying Its Guests and Causing Controversy—and the Zombies Who Run the Show Are Loving It
October 25, 2013
Then you're kidding about that horse going to start in the Thornton Stakes.Old Man Curry
Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
“Mr. Thornton,” she whispered, huskily, and could say no more.
Mr. Thornton has something to say to you,—a matter of business.
“Often,” said Mrs. Thornton to her husband, interpreting the half-articulated reply.
When they had moved into this new house, Mrs. Thornton had referred to the past indirectly.The Man Who Wins