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  • proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Harry Howard Barton Allan (1882-1957).
  • proper n. A male given name, a less common spelling of Alan.
  • proper n. A surname derived from the given name, more often spelled Allen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as alan.
  • n. A provincial name for a species of jaeger, Stercorarius parasiticus.


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  • After sending out a whole bunch of letters (no internet to speak of at the time) I was contacted by my cousin Allan and I finally went out to meet the family there for the first time in 1996.

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  • Clare Allan is an author and writer on mental health issues.

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  • Allan is asked to retell a story, and he tells his group of drinking friends this one.

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  • I called Allan from the bus and he was waiting for me on Cecil Street.

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  • That's when I called Allan, so I was able to report to the campaign that wmtc had the news up immediately, and the Canada News Wire story had appeared within minutes of the vote.

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  • And that, Allan, is pretty much the sum total of evidence presented in the book.

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  • His friend, Jim Allan, is visiting from Canada and Pat has offered his knowledge as a gourmet chef to our members.

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  • First stop, our local Second Cup, which holds a fond place in Allan and Laura History: it's where we discovered there were rentals we could afford in Port Credit.

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  • Our ongoing goal - my goal, which I instilled in Allan - was to jockey our way into better and better day-jobs, decreasing the number of hours we had to spend working for money, and increasing the time we could spend writing or researching our own interests.

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