William, 1921–1994, U.S. composer.
the philosophy of Bergson, emphasizing duration as the central fact of experience and asserting the existence of the élan vital as an original life force essentially governing all organic processes. Historical Examples The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various noun the philosophy of Henri Bergson, which emphasizes duration as […]
bergstrom Historical Examples Monkey On His Back Charles V. De Vet Monkey On His Back Charles V. De Vet Half Portions Edna Ferber Monkey On His Back Charles V. De Vet
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a small iceberg, somewhat larger than a growler.
Lavrenti Pavlovich [luh v-ren-tee pav-loh-vich;; Russian luh-vryen-tyee puh-vlaw-vyich] /ləvˈrɛn ti pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ;; Russian lʌˈvryɛn tyi pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1899–1953, Soviet secret-police chief: executed for treason. Historical Examples The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India R. V. Russell The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India–Volume I (of IV) R.V. […]