from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Donovan, William Joseph Known as "Wild Bill.” 1883-1959. American army officer and public official who founded and directed (1942-1945) the Office of Strategic Services, an intelligence-gathering agency that was a forerunner of the CIA.
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- proper n. A surname, from Irish Ó Donndubháin "descendant of (a person named) brown + black".
- proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
- proper n. The Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan
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