- John Green·leaf [green-leef] /ˈgrinˌlif/, 1807–92, U.S. poet.
- a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles.
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Contemporary Examples of whittier
Something can happen in Whittier this morning and by the afternoon the brothers in Pelican Bay know all about it.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs
December 11, 2014
For a more scenic journey, travel by ferry from Whittier or Valdez.America’s Best Summer Food Festivals
July 5, 2014
Chasen did not surrender her purse, jewelry, money, or car, but lurched leftward onto Whittier, where she crashed into a lamppost.Chasen Murderer's Secret Past
A. L. Bardach
December 15, 2010
“Whittier Drive is a pass-through street,” said Beverly Hills attorney Gina Hope, who lives nearby.Hollywood Murder Stumps Detectives
November 18, 2010
She was shot five times in the chest in her Mercedes, driving down Whittier Drive, a leafy dark street in Beverly Hills.Ronni Chasen, a Hollywood Wonder Woman
November 16, 2010
Historical Examples of whittier
It was on this three-mile strip that Whittier made his home for his whole life.
It was christened by Whittier with the poem which has permanently fixed its name.
It was about a century old when the boy Whittier scribbled his first rhymes upon it.
The little mirror that stands on it is the one by which Whittier shaved most of his life.
Mr. Whittier told this story to explain the odd name he had given his ox.
- John Greenleaf. 1807–92, US poet and humanitarian: a leading campaigner in the antislavery movement. His poems include Snow-Bound (1866)