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warren

1

[ wawr-uhn, wor- ]

noun

  1. a place where rabbits breed or abound.
  2. a building or area containing many tenants in limited or crowded quarters.


Warren

2

[ wawr-uhn, wor- ]

noun

  1. Earl, 1891–1974, U.S. lawyer and political leader: chief justice of the U.S. 1953–69.
  2. Joseph, 1741–75, American physician, statesman, and patriot.
  3. Mercy Otis, 1728–1814, U.S. historian and poet (sister of James Otis).
  4. Robert Penn, 1905–89, U.S. novelist and poet: named the first U.S. poet laureate (1986–87).
  5. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
  6. a city in NE Ohio, NW of Youngstown.
  7. a city in NW Pennsylvania.
  8. a town in E Rhode Island.
  9. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “protection.”

Warren

1

/ ˈwɒrən /

noun

  1. WarrenEarl18911974MUSLAW: lawyer Earl. 1891–1974, US lawyer; chief justice of the US (1953–69). He chaired the commission that investigated the murder of President Kennedy


Warren

2

/ ˈwɒrən /

noun

  1. a city in the US, in SE Michigan, northeast of Detroit. Pop: 136 016 (2003 est)

warren

3

/ ˈwɒrən /

noun

  1. a series of interconnected underground tunnels in which rabbits live
  2. a colony of rabbits
  3. an overcrowded area or dwelling
    1. an enclosed place where small game animals or birds are kept, esp for breeding, or a part of a river or lake enclosed by nets in which fish are kept (esp in the phrase beasts or fowls of warren )
    2. English legal history a franchise permitting one to keep animals, birds, or fish in this way

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Word History and Origins

Origin of warren1

1350–1400; Middle English warenne < Anglo-French; Old French g ( u ) arenne < Germanic *warinne game park, equivalent to *war- (base of *warjan to defend) + *-inne feminine noun suffix

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Word History and Origins

Origin of warren1

C14: from Anglo-French warenne, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German werien to preserve

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Example Sentences

And, by making it, Warren slanders private equity and dilutes her more legitimate criticisms of its actual practices — just as she's in the Senate's majority party for the first time in six years.

From Axios

At first it was a few creatures here and there, Doody says, but then the team found 418 Uperoleia frogs in a single warren.

Warren became associated with the word “Persist” after a 2017 confrontation with McConnell, the Kentucky Republican and Senate majority leader.

From Fortune

Warren isn’t measuring the Oval Office drapes, but just yesterday, Romm reported the news of the FTC plus 48 state attorneys general filing antitrust suits, the FTC explicitly asking that Facebook be forced to sell of Instagram and WhatsApp.

Warren mentioned that, when he worked as an executive with the Minnesota Vikings, the organization’s research found that less than a quarter of Vikings fans had ever attended a game.

Weiss is likely to get confirmed even as Warren and a handful of other progressive Democrats vote no.

“I think it is important to say it is too soon to judge success or failure,” said Col. Steven Warren, a Pentagon spokesman.

But Huckabee (akin to Elizabeth Warren on the left) is like an ice cream sundae.

“Elizabeth Warren is the originator,” he said of the comment that energized Republicans in the 2012 race.

Some imagine Senator Elizabeth Warren as the charismatic leader of a progressive version of the “tea party.”

The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.

A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.

Perhaps the marriage celebrated in King's Warren church may turn out well after all.

John Collins Warren, a distinguished Boston physician, died, aged 77.

It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.

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