[krom-wuh l, -wel; for 1–3 also kruhm-] /ˈkrɒm wəl, -wɛl; for 1–3 also ˈkrʌm-/
Oliver, 1599–1658, English general, Puritan statesman, and Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1653–58.
his son, Richard, 1626–1712, English soldier, politician, Lord Protector of England 1658–59.
Thomas, Earl of Essex, 1485?–1540, English statesman.
a town in central Connecticut.
- Oliver goldsmith
[gohld-smith] /ˈgoʊldˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. Oliver, 1730?–74, Irish poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist. /ˈɡəʊldˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. 2. (formerly) a dealer or manufacturer of gold articles who also engaged in banking or other financial business 3. (in Malaysia) a Chinese jeweller /ˈɡəʊldˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. Oliver. ?1730–74, Irish poet, dramatist, and novelist. His works include the novel The […]
noun 1. a novel (1838) by Dickens. (1838) A novel by Charles Dickens; the title character is an orphan boy. In one famous scene, Oliver is severely punished for asking for more gruel, or porridge (“Please, sir, I want some more”). Oliver later becomes a pickpocket in a gang of young thieves led by Fagin. […]
[ol-ivz] /ˈɒl ɪvz/ noun 1. Mount of, a small ridge E of Jerusalem, in what is now Jordan. Highest point, 2737 feet (834m). [ol-iv] /ˈɒl ɪv/ noun 1. an evergreen tree, Olea europaea, of Mediterranean and other warm regions, cultivated chiefly for its fruit. Compare . 2. the fruit of this tree, a small oval […]
noun 1. any marine gastropod of the family Olividae, having a polished, highly colored, elongated shell and a large mantle that, when extended, surrounds the shell. 2. the shell itself.