- Elihu,1648–1721, English colonial official, born in America: governor of Madras 1687–92; principal benefactor of the Collegiate School at Saybrook, Connecticut (now Yale University).
- Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, one of the Collegiate Peaks in the Sawatch Range, in the S Rocky Mountains. 14,196 feet (4327 meters).
- a male given name.
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Contemporary Examples of yale
There was no publicity at the time about the deal he made with an old connection from his days at Yale.Goodbye, Bahamas. Hello, Havana!
December 18, 2014
The letter gave the impression that Rubenfeld had no support at Yale, but some students have quietly taken his side.Feminism Has Gone Too Far
November 21, 2014
Well, the idea came from Steve Wasserman, an executive editor at Yale University Press.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs
November 17, 2014
Undefeated Harvard, which had three games left, including its finale with Yale, did not follow suit.When West Point Football Turned Fatal
October 30, 2014
Sailed off to Stanford, then Oxford—as a Rhodes Scholar—then Yale Law.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy
October 20, 2014
Historical Examples of yale
He graduated at Yale college, and was subsequently a tutor in that institution.Cleveland Past and Present
Don't you know any of the fellows at Harvard, or Tech, or Yale, or anywhere?Mary-'Gusta
Joseph C. Lincoln
They may enter the post-graduate department of Yale and receive its degrees.
Then the young man who sold the set to me is working his way through Yale.'Charge It'
"He's at Prep now, but he'll enter Yale next year," she ended proudly.Miss Pat at School
Word Origin and History for yale
1854, kind of lock invented by U.S. mechanic Linus Yale Jr. (1821-1868). The surname is Welsh, from ial, and means "dweller at the fertile upland." Yale University (Connecticut, U.S.) founded 1701 as Collegiate School, renamed 1718 in honor of a gift from British merchant-philanthropist Elihu Yale (1649-1721).