from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Manitoba, Canada, on the Assiniboine River west of Winnipeg. It is an industrial and transportation center. Population: 41,500.
  • An unincorporated village of west-central Florida, a residential suburb of Tampa. Population: 77,800.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English habitational surname from any of several places of that name, Old English brōm ("broom") + dūn ("hill").
  • proper n. An Irish patronymic surname from the Gaelic Mac Breandáin.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surnames; also a variant of Brendan. Popular in the U.S. in the 1980s and the 1990s.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A torch; a brand; a flame.
  • n. A wisp of straw or stubble.
  • n. A sword.
  • n. A kind of dance.


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  • DEB PATCH, BRANDON PATCH'S MOTHER: We came into this not knowing, you know, we were just hoping to prevail is all for Brandon.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2009

  • (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) SHEILA PHILLIPS, MOTHER OF BRANDON PHILLIPS: I want to speak on how much we miss Brandon and how we don't want anybody else to this happen to.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2007

  • Larkin walked off to Brandon, but there he learned that Captain _Brandon_

    Wylder's Hand

  • BRANDON - Pit bull owners in the city of Brandon have two months to obtain permits that require a special pen for the dogs and liability insurance.

    The Picayune Item Homepage

  • BRANDON - Singer Phil Stacey, one of the top five finalists from "American Idol" 's sixth season, will use his talents to help the Brandon area's needy.


  • BRANDON - The graveside service for Ruth Carr Ryder, 93, who died Dec. 29, 2009, was held Thursday, April 22, in Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon.

  • BRANDON - Now that they've shaken off the rust in rather agonizing fashion, the Brandon

    Ottawa Sun

  • BRANDON - Dewitt Clinton "Brad" Bradbury, Jr., age 74, died Friday, April 2, 2010, at his home in Brandon.

  • BRANDON - The Neshobe Sportsman Club will sponsor a roast turkey dinner on Feb. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the club, located at 97 Frog Hollow Road off Route 73 east in Brandon.

  • BRANDON - Norma Lois Meyer, age 76, died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at her beloved family farm in Brandon.

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