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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Graham, Katharine Meyer 1917-2001. American newspaper executive who as publisher of the Washington Post (1969-1979) oversaw the controversial publication of the Pentagon Papers (1971) and the exposure of the Watergate scandal (1972-1974).
  • Graham, Martha 1894-1991. American dancer and choreographer. A central figure in modern dance, she founded the Dance Repertory Theatre in New York City in 1930. Her works include Appalachian Spring (1944) and Clytemnestra (1958).
  • Graham, William Franklin Known as "Billy.” Born 1918. American religious leader who has conducted evangelical tours worldwide.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Scottish surname and clan name.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)
  • n. United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)
  • n. flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)

Etymologies

Scottish surname originating from a place Grantham in Lincolnshire, Old English grand "gravel" + hām "homestead". (Wiktionary)

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