American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Dulles, Allen Welsh 1893-1969. American public official. Director of the CIA (1953-1961), he resigned after the failed invasion of the Bay of Pigs.
- Dulles, John Foster 1888-1959. American diplomat and politician who as U.S. secretary of state (1953-1959) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR largely through military and economic aid to American allies.
- n. United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
“The company will sell a portion of its campus in Dulles, Va., for $144.5 million in cash.”
“He was arrested in Dulles International Airport and transferred to several facilities for interrogation for a total of 13 months, leading to the termination of his job and subsequent difficulty finding employment when he was finally released.”
“Photo: In this March 17, 2009 photo, Armstrong speaks to employees during the first staff meeting he held since becoming CEO in Dulles, Va.”
“The introductory event at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles featured Hall of Fame slugger and former Washington Senator Harmon Killebrew and was attended by local government and business leaders.”
“I'll drive the 40 miles to [the Wegmans] in Dulles if I must.”
“Dulles is up to 94, breaking its record from an hour earlier.”
“He called Dulles about two ideas, one proposing that the major nations buy up the stock of the Suez Canal Company, and the other to send Robert Anderson, his personal envoy who had led a failed mission earlier in the year, back to the Middle East to negotiate with Nasser and offer financial inducements.”
“You (and other responsible people) should asterisk that statistic: Washington-Dulles is as much a part of “DC” as Wilmington DE is a part of Philadelphia, or San Jose CA is a part of San Francisco.”
“Um, Ben, as someone said above, Dulles is in the northern part of the county and so is Tysons.”
“Dulles is the wise man among the American cardinals.”
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