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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How to use Thornton in a sentence
In the five years after picking up Thornton — each a season in which the Nats intended to contend — Rizzo added no fewer than a dozen relievers by midseason trade, waiver claim or free agent signing.Brad Hand’s arrival might end a Nationals tradition: The search for summer relief | Barry Svrluga | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Thornton said he was honored to have served and outlined goals achieved during his tenure, including a project to build six schools using a public-private partnership and improved relations between the board and the community.Chairman of Prince George’s school board to step down | Donna St. George | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
Police said that the men left quickly, but Thornton said they stayed for at least an hour.Pistols, a Hearse and Trucks Playing Chicken: Why Some Voters Felt Harassed and Intimidated at the Polls | by Adriana Gallardo, Maryam Jameel and Ryan McCarthy | December 4, 2020 | ProPublica
This is the case for only a quarter of the roughly 20,000 human proteins, says Thornton.DeepMind’s protein-folding AI has solved a 50-year-old grand challenge of biology | Will Heaven | November 30, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The oldest player, Thornton, was born in October 1992, and just five players have more than one year of WNBA experience.Will The Mystics Repeat? Will The Storm Surge? What To Watch In The WNBA Bubble. | Jenn Hatfield | July 23, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Why not let him cut loose and go all Billy Bob Thornton in Bad Santa, instead of easing his way out of something a bit grimier?Meet Vincent McKenna, Your New Favorite Bill Murray Character | Alex Suskind | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“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.
She was plucked from relative obscurity to star alongside Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman in the TV adaptation.
John Thornton Kirkland, president of Harvard university, died, aged 70.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Bonnell Thornton died; an English poet, essayist and miscellaneous writer, and translator of Plautus.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
A ship of war followed the fugitives to France, and Captain Thornton gave an interesting account of their proceedings.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
Bishop Thornton, suffragan of Dover, was an indefatigable persecutor of the true church.Fox's Book of Martyrs | John Foxe
Leake apparently did not accept the position in Mrs. Thornton's home.Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774. | Philip Vickers Fithian