Abdou [ab-doo] /æbˈdu/ (Show IPA), born 1935, president of Senegal 1981–2000.
Alfred [ahl-freyt] /ˈɑl freɪt/ (Show IPA), 1878–1957, German physician and novelist. Historical Examples News that’ll shake England, aye, and doblin too, to its foundations. The Secret Service Submarine Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull It’s a barrister’s throat I have—I caught it waiting for briefs in me chambers at doblin.’ Grey Roses Henry Harland
Alfred, 1811–87, British government official and poet: prime minister of New Zealand 1862. Historical Examples Mr. Domett suddenly disappeared from London life in the manner described in the poem. The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe In 1862 Mr. Domett was called upon to form a Government, which he did. The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe Mr. Domett […]
early-4th-century bishop of Casae Nigrae in northern Africa: leader of a heretical Christian group. Compare . Aelius, 4th century a.d, Roman grammarian. Historical Examples And this outlaw, Donatus, led the men who attacked you here? Dick Merriwell Abroad Burt L. Standish When he is willing that we should depart, my friend, Donatus, will speak. Dick […]
Abner, 1819–93, U.S. army officer; sometimes credited with inventing the modern game of baseball. Contemporary Examples Excerpted by permission of Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc. Malice in the Palace: Prince George’s Treacherous New Digs Tina Brown July 26, 2013 His new book, Bob Dylan in America, from which portions of this article are […]
Alfred [al-frid;; French al-fred] /ˈæl frɪd;; French alˈfrɛd/ (Show IPA), 1859–1935, French army officer of Jewish descent: convicted of treason 1894, 1899; acquitted 1906. Contemporary Examples The Strauss-Kahn affair is obviously unrelated to the Dreyfus affair. 5 Lessons of the DSK Affair Bernard-Henri Lévy July 1, 2011 In fact, Dreyfus mentions that at one point […]