American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Churchill, Caryl Born 1938. British playwright. Her best-known work, Cloud 9 (1979), is considered a landmark of feminist and postmodern literature.
- Churchill, John. First Duke of Marlborough. 1650-1722. English general and statesman during the reigns of James II, Anne, and George I. He is considered among history's greatest military commanders.
- MountChurchill A peak, 4,769.6 m (15,638 ft) high, in the Wrangell Mountains of southern Alaska.
- Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer 1849-1895. British politician who led the so-called Fourth Party, a group of Conservative members of Parliament who advocated social and constitutional reform.
- Churchill, Winston 1871-1947. American writer known for his popular historical romance novels, such as Richard Carvel (1899).
- Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spenser 1874-1965. British politician and writer. As prime minister (1940-1945 and 1951-1955) he led Great Britain through World War II. Churchill published several works, including The Second World War (1948-1953), and won the 1953 Nobel Prize for literature.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A broad straw hat worn by the ladies of London in the reign of Queen Anne.
- n. Any of several English placenames from church and hill.
- n. A habitational surname from any of these places.
- n. Winston Churchill, English statesman, Prime Minister and author.
- n. British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
- n. English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
- n. a Canadian town in northern Manitoba on Hudson Bay; important port for shipping grain
“Mr. CHURCHILL: Some -- well, I-- I would say that the FDR letters are in the Churchill archives at Churchill College Cambridge.”
“Alek caught the name Churchill among the unfamiliar words.”
“The real reason Obama banished a bust of Winston Churchill from the White House and ordered NASA to praise the scientific contributions of Muslims.”
“At my first lunch in Churchill College, an aristocratic-looking don sat down opposite me and asked if I was Roger Tsien.”
“Hunt's bold innovation is to bring that "black dog" to furry life as an insistent, insidious and enervating presence, sometimes known as Black Pat and sometimes - taking the name of Churchill's home - as Mr. Chartwell.”
“Churchill is a repugnant character who should never have reach the position that he had.”
“I told a guy the other day that Churchill is sorta like The Godfather — there are an astonishing # of circumstances in which a quote is apt.”
“Churchill is supposed to have said that "jaw-jaw" is always better than "war-war", but he never had to read Woodward on the subject.”
“Winston Churchill is supposed to have said that America always does the right thing, after first exhausting all the other possibilities.”
“Winston Churchill is famously quoted as saying "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”
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