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

  • Bush, Barbara Born 1925. First Lady of the United States (1989-1993) as the wife of President George Bush. She has been active in promoting literacy.
  • Bush, George Herbert Walker Born 1924. The 41st President of the United States (1989-1993). He was previously U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (1971-1972) and China (1974-1975), director of the Central Intelligence Agency (1976-1977), and Vice President (1981-1989) under Ronald Reagan.
  • Bush, George Walker Born 1946. The 43rd President of the United States (since 2001). He previously served as governor of Texas (1994-2000).
  • Bush, Laura Born 1946. First Lady of the United States (since 2001) as the wife of President George W. Bush. She has championed education causes and women's health issues.
  • Bush, Vannevar 1890-1974. American electrical engineer and physicist who designed (1928) the differential analyzer, an early computer, and directed the World War II effort to develop the first atomic bomb.

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

Either the family name for those who live near a bush or a thicket of bushes, or the family name for those living at or near a bush (in the archaic sense of wine merchant or tavern). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • HOUSE DEMS SUPPORTING BUSH CUTS DON'T EVEN REPRESENT ANY RICH PEOPLE - From Arthur Delaney: Most House Democrats who want to keep the soon-to-expire Bush tax cuts for the wealthy represent districts where the share of taxpayers rich enough to pay higher taxes under President Obama's tax plan is below the national average ...

    HUFFPOST HILL - SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2010

  • President GEORGE W. BUSH: Bush, what did you do wrong?

    Fake Interview With A Real President

  • I could go into an extended diatribe regarding the numerous ways this is undemocratic, but I'll just leave it with this: The thought of Bush (4yrs) +Clinton (8) +Bush (8) +Clinton (8) = 28yrs leaves a hint of stomach acid and half-digested MSG-laden General Tso's chicken lingering on my breath for days.

    Obama Campaign Has Raised Over $4 Million -- Since Polls Closed Yesterday!

  • These $figures should make me happy but I continue to refuse to help the DC DUMBDEMS until I see them stand up and FIGHT BUSH on these issues: Iraq and FISA and perhaps this new crook Bush wants on the elections commission.

    Report: GOP "Broke," Expecting To Lose More House Seats

  • Basically, the dems in their hatred of all things BUSH, have been going after him on anything/any level since he became president ... and thus we have the dem party going after Bush for "spying on Terrorists" -

    NY Post: Hillary Says Terror Attack Would Boost GOP

  • BUSH: Today is also a great day for the Bush family.

    CNN Transcript Jan 20, 2009

  • MARY MATALIN, FORMER BUSH ADMINISTRATION STAFFER: For every failed president like Bush who had a limited workday, you have one that's considered highly successful like Reagan.

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2009

  • G. BUSH: I don't think he said G.orge Bush has tortured.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2009

  • BUSH: To some, it said, well, "Bush thinks the war in Iraq is over," when I didn't think that.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2009

  • THE BUSH BATTERED DOLLAR yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'THE BUSH BATTERED DOLLAR'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: With 4-6 trillion dollars of rich tax cuts, Bush caused more deficits than all before.

    THE BUSH BATTERED DOLLAR

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