from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Collins 1, Michael 1890-1922. Irish nationalist and Sinn Fein leader who helped negotiate the establishment of the Irish Free State (1921).
- Collins 2, Michael Born 1930. Italian-born American astronaut who as a crew member of Apollo 11 piloted the spacecraft during its historic mission to the moon (1969). He orbited the moon alone while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made the first manned lunar landing.
- Collins, William J. Known as "Billy” Born 1941. American poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate (2001-2003).
- Collins, (William) Wilkie 1824-1889. British writer noted for his pioneering detective novels, including The Woman in White (1860) and The Moonstone (1868).
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- proper n. An English patronymic surname from the given name Colin, pet form of Coll (Nicholas).
- proper n. An Irish surname, Anglicized from the Gaelic Ó Coileáin.
- n. Any of various alcoholic drinks made with lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water.
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- n. English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)
- n. tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
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