Alfred [French al-fred] /French alˈfrɛd/ (Show IPA), 1906–1988, Canadian painter.
Auguste [oh-gyst] /oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1874–1954, French architect. Historical Examples They are also profusely illustrated in the magnificent pages of Perret. The Catacombs of Rome William Henry Withrow Perret and Sembadel were having breakfast, and also were grumbling. Fantmas Pierre Souvestre Perret saw that his friend was in a bad temper, so did not try […]
Ambrose, 1675?–1749, English poet and dramatist. one of the 12 apostles. Mark 3:18; John 1:43–48; 6:5–7. one of the leaders of the Christian Hellenists in the early church in Jerusalem who afterwards became an evangelist and missionary. Acts 6; 8:26–40. King (Metacomet) died 1676, North American Indian chief: sachem of the Wampanoag tribe 1662–76; leader […]
Allan, 1819–84, U.S. detective, born in Scotland. Contemporary Examples This allowed him to deliver actual Confederate documents to Pinkerton, along with his observations. Second ‘Underwear Bomber,’ Kim Philby, and Other Notorious Double Agents The Daily Beast May 9, 2012 From a season spent embedded with the New York Jets to a biography of a self-mythologizing […]
Amilcare [ah-meel-kah-re] /ɑˈmil kɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA), 1834–86, Italian composer. Historical Examples For composition he was put, shortly after his entrance, with Ponchielli, the composer of La Gioconda. Giacomo Puccini Wakeling Dry Of them all Ponchielli owed him most; his best opera is La Gioconda. Woman’s Club Work and Programs Caroline French Benton Morning after […]