James, 1596–1666, English dramatist.
William, 1694–1771, English governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1741–56: urged assault on Louisburg.
a city on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York.
a male or female given name: a family name taken from an Old English placename.
Contemporary Examples

Irrational Obama Exuberance John Avlon November 25, 2008
Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America Condé Nast Traveler March 17, 2014
James Taranto, Heckler? David Frum January 30, 2013
‘Community’: Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Gillian Jacobs & Megan Ganz Roundtable Jace Lacob February 27, 2012
What Made Charlie Parker Great? Reviewing Stanley Crouch’s Biography on Bird Stuart Klawans September 22, 2013

Historical Examples

The Blue Grass Seminary Girls on the Water Carolyn Judson Burnett
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922 Lucy Maud Montgomery
Colin Clink, Volume I (of III) Charles Hooton
The Chestermarke Instinct J. S. Fletcher
The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball


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