from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Lennon, John 1940-1980. British musician and composer who was a member of the Beatles. With Paul McCartney he wrote many of the group's songs, including "I Want to Hold Your Hand” and "Ticket to Ride.”
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- proper n. A surname, notably of John Lennon (1940–1980), one of the Beatles.
- proper n. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.
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- n. English rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)
Anglicized from Irish Ó Leannáin ("descendant of Lover (Leannán)") and from Ó lonáin ("descendant of Blackbird (Lonán)"). (Wiktionary)