[ah-nahs-tah-syaw] /ˌɑ nɑsˈtɑ syɔ/ (Show IPA), 1780–1853, Mexican military and political leader: president 1830–32, 1837–41.
Sir (William) Alexander, 1884–1977, Jamaican political leader: prime minister 1962–67.
Sir William (Alexander) 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist.
Sir William A(lexander). 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer; joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1901–33), and of A Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles (1938–44)
- Sir william berkeley
noun 1. Busby [buhz-bee] /ˈbʌz bi/ (Show IPA), (William Berkeley Enos) 1895–1976, U.S. choreographer and musical-film director. 2. George, 1685?–1753, Irish bishop and philosopher. 3. Sir William, 1610–77, British colonial governor of Virginia 1642–76. 4. a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay. 5. a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis. 6. a […]
- Sir william blackstone
noun 1. Sir William, 1723–80, English jurist and writer on law. 2. a river in S Massachusetts, flowing SE across NE Rhode Island to Pawtucket. About 40 miles (64 km) long. noun 1. Sir William. 1723–80, English jurist noted particularly for his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–69), which had a profound influence on […]
noun, Informal. 1. sister. 1. a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it was used to form from verbs abstract nouns of action, process, state, condition, etc.: thesis; aphesis. noun 1. (informal) short for sister interjection 1. (South African, informal) an exclamation of disgust abbreviation 1. Also called MI6. (in Britain) Secret Intelligence Service […]
noun 1. Also called sisal hemp. a fiber yielded by an agave, Agave sisalana, of Yucatán, used for making rope, rugs, etc. 2. the plant itself. noun 1. a Mexican agave plant, Agave sisalana, cultivated for its large fleshy leaves, which yield a stiff fibre used for making rope 2. the fibre of this plant […]