[muh k-ahr-ther, muh-kahr-] /məkˈɑr θər, məˈkɑr-/
Douglas, 1880–1964, U.S. general: supreme commander of allied forces in SW Pacific during World War II and of UN forces in Korea 1950–51.
John. 1767–1834, Australian military officer, pastoralist, and entrepreneur, born in England. He established the breeding of merino sheep in Australia and was influential in founding the Australian wool industry
Douglas. 1880–1964, US general. During World War II he became commanding general of US armed forces in the Pacific (1944) and accepted the surrender of Japan, the Allied occupation of which he commanded (1945–51). He was commander in chief of United Nations forces in Korea (1950–51) until dismissed by President Truman
Dame Ellen (Patricia) born 1976, English yachtswoman; in 2005 she set a new world record for the fastest solo world circumnavigation
[muh-kahrt-nee] /məˈkɑrt ni/ noun 1. a trailing or climbing evergreen rose, Rosa bracteata, of China, having shiny leaves and large, solitary white flowers.
[muh-kas-er] /məˈkæs ər/ noun 1. a former name of . [muh-kas-er] /məˈkæs ər/ noun 1. a former name of . /məˈkæsə/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Makassar /məˈkæsə; -ˈkɑː-/ noun 1. a port in central Indonesia, on SW Sulawesi: an important native port before Portuguese (16th century) and Dutch (17th century) control; capital of […]
- Lytic cocktail
lytic cocktail n. A mixture of drugs injected intravenously to produce sedation, analgesia, amnesia, hypotension, hypothermia, and blockade of the functions of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems during surgical anesthesia.
[lit-ik] /ˈlɪt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, noting, or pertaining to lysis or a lysin. 1. a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -lysis: analytic; paralytic. /ˈlɪtɪk/ adjective 1. relating to, causing, or resulting from lysis 2. of or relating to a lysin combining form 1. indicating a loosening or dissolving: […]
[muh-kou] /məˈkaʊ/ noun 1. . /məˈkau/ noun 1. the Portuguese name for Macao from Portuguese corruption of southern Chinese ama (name of a patron goddess of sailors) + ngao “bay, port.”