American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Buisson, Ferdinand Édouard 1841-1932. French educator. An ardent pacifist, he shared the 1927 Nobel Peace Prize.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In gardening, a fruit-tree on a very low stem, with the head closely pruned.
“Notable wines included Buisson-Renard (orginally the vineyard was called Buisson-Ménard, until a renowned French wine writer misread the label), Pur Sang, and Silex - perhaps his most famous wine.”
“Laing & Buisson was commissioned by the department to report on the relative costs of different models of care and support.”
“William Laing, chief executive of Laing & Buisson, said: "Unless these issues are better recognised and more holistically addressed, for instance through extra funding by the commission, there is an increasing likelihood that many providers will go out of business.”
“There is a "pressing need" for the government to intervene to set a clear strategy and to prevent many care providers going out of business, the Laing & Buisson consultancy says in a report.”
“The department said that the Laing & Buisson report would be published "in due course".”
“The exhibit also had a small handful of works by Matisse, including the above picture, Le Buisson (The Bush), a painting I have always liked.”
“The Wischnitzer family left Nazi Germany in the spring of 1938 and resided in Paris temporarily, where Rachel Wischnitzer took a course with Comte Robert du Mesnil du Buisson, excavator of the Dura-Europos synagogue (built a.d. 244 – 245) in Syria, an educational experience that significantly influenced the rest of her career.”
“M. - L. - S. de G. Condorcet (trans.); Elle y a joint huit lettres sur la sympathie, Paris: Buisson.”
“Spokesman Hannes du Buisson said it was not competent to oversee such an important organisation.”
“Buisson warned that the union would take "stronger action to force stability" in the organisation if the board was maintained.”
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