from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Gray, Asa 1810-1888. American botanist who greatly enlarged and improved the description of North American flora and was the chief American advocate of Charles Darwin's theories.
- Gray, Robert 1755-1806. American explorer who twice circumnavigated the globe (1787-1790 and 1790-1793) and discovered Grays Harbor and the Columbia River (1792).
- Gray, Thomas 1716-1771. British poet considered a forerunner of English romanticism. His most famous work is Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (1751).
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- proper n. A surname; originally a nickname for someone with a gray beard or hair.
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GRAY ON ARTS -- While Michelle Obama and Wal-Mart were hanging out across town at THEARC, Gray addressed the city arts crowd at the Cultural Tourism DC annual meeting.
GRAY EDU-SPEECH -- In a speech to a group of pre-K supporters Friday, Gray said that a $175 million budget gap won't obliterate his dreams of a "birth-to-24" education system -- particularly the birth to kindergarten part.
I could furnish you with various _notes_ on Gray, pointing out remarkable coincidences of sentiment and expression between himself and other writers; but I cannot allow _Gray_ to be a plagiary, any more than I can allow
GRAY LOVES BELICHICK -- WRC-TV filmed sports anchor Lindsay Czarniak's recent lunch with Gray, at the W Hotel.
GRAY ON NEWSTALK -- Gray appeared yesterday morning on TBD's NewsTalk With Bruce DePuyt.
MYERS ON GRAY -- From the Gray piece: "In his late middle age, Gray has emerged from relative obscurity and could be the District's next mayor.
With leaflets, social networking and word of mouth, the grassroots group led by Fenty loyalist and Ward 4 resident Ellie Anderson could lead to a symbolic vote of no confidence in Gray from a significant percentage of the electorate.
According to Filmstalker, Erin Gray is floating a rumor that Buck Rogers may be in for a 're-imagining'.
Iain Gray is largely known to be a nice guy, and a thoroughly capable one too.
Pay to see play: I'd have to say Chelsea Gray is a pretty good player.
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