American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Downing, Andrew Jackson 1815-1852. American landscape architect and horticulturist who wrote the classic A Treatise on Landscape Gardening (1841) and designed the grounds of the White House and the U.S. Capitol.
- n. United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)
“Downing is not the only former police chief who has come out against prohibition.”
“Mr Brown understands this, but is desperate for the searchlight of public opprobrium to be shifted away from the unfolding debacle in Downing Street.”
“Coulson, who is now director of communications in Downing Street, resigned as the editor when the paper's former royal editor, Clive Goodman, was jailed in January 2007.”
“He paints a truly tragic portrait of Brown alone in Downing Street at last, with the two Eds away in their own departments, unable or reluctant to advise as before.”
“Jonathan Powell, who of course, was Tony Blair's chief of staff from 1994 to 2007, turns out to be an avid and serious fan of Machiavelli, who claims to have applied the Tuscan's acid thought in Downing Street.”
“But 10 special advisers in Downing Street opted not to be taken out for lunches.”
“It defeated his four forebears in Downing Street, all of whom arrived with a "change agenda".”
“The defence secretary sent the letter on Monday on the eve of a meeting in Downing Street to discuss the defence review, which is due to be published before the chancellor's spending review is published on 20 October.”
“DEL BARCO: Stephen Downing is a retired deputy chief of the LAPD.”
“Quote “I have got to ask the question … is it appropriate when we are talking about security, safety, when we are talking about the revelation from a photograph, that we should have that carrying on in Downing Street in quite the same way?””
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Immortal people after whom waterborne species were named. Most of them have been marine zoologists, I would guess.
e.g. Gates' goblet, Humphrey's buccinum, Turton's moon snail, etc.
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