[al-in luh-roi,, lee-roi] /ˈæl ɪn ləˈrɔɪ,, ˈli rɔɪ/ (Show IPA), 1886–1954, U.S. educator and author.
David Ross (“Petroleum V. Nasby”) 1833–88, U.S. humorist and journalist.
John, 1632–1704, English philosopher.
John. 1632–1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690). He influenced political thought, esp in France and America, with his Two Treatises on Government (1690), in which he sanctioned the right to revolt
Matthew. ?1630–77, English composer, esp of works for the stage
- John law
[law] /lɔ/ noun 1. Andrew Bonar [bon-er] /ˈbɒn ər/ (Show IPA), 1858–1923, English statesman, born in Canada: prime minister 1922–23. 2. John, 1671–1729, Scottish financier. 3. William, 1686–1761, English clergyman and devotional writer. /lɔː/ noun 1. a rule or set of rules, enforceable by the courts, regulating the government of a state, the relationship between […]
- John logan
[loh-guh n] /ˈloʊ gən/ noun 1. John or James (Tah-gah-jute) c1725–80, leader of the Cayuga tribe. 2. Joshua, 1908–1988, U.S. playwright, director, and producer. 3. Mount, a mountain in Canada, in the Mount Elias Mountains: second highest peak in North America. 19,850 feet (6050 meters). 4. a city in N Utah. 5. a male given […]
- John lynch
[linch] /lɪntʃ/ noun 1. John (“Jack”) 1917–1999, Irish political leader: prime minister 1966–73, 1977–79. /lɪntʃ/ verb 1. (transitive) (of a mob) to punish (a person) for some supposed offence by hanging without a trial /lɪntʃ/ noun 1. David. born 1946, US film director; his work includes the films Eraserhead (1977), Blue Velvet (1986), Wild at […]
- John marshall
[mahr-shuh l] /ˈmɑr ʃəl/ noun 1. Alfred, 1842–1924, English economist. 2. George C(atlett) [kat-lit] /ˈkæt lɪt/ (Show IPA), 1880–1959, U.S. general and statesman: secretary of state 1947–49; Nobel Peace Prize 1953. 3. John, 1755–1835, U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1801–35. 4. Thomas Riley, 1854–1925, vice president of the U.S. 1913–21. 5. […]