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  • proper n. A Scottish surname. The Clan MacArthur is one of the oldest of Argyll and its age is referred to in the proverb, "There is nothing older, unless the hills, MacArthur and the devil." Today it is a sept of the Clan Campbell.

Etymologies

Scottish Gaelic Mac ("son of") + Arthur. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Very quickly Gen. Mac Arthur became the FORMER UN Commander and just as quickly, the wildly popular general (he had been a World War 2 hero) became a martyr.

    Bob Franken: The McChrystal BFD

  • In the museum, 2,000 artifacts are on display, and the names attached read like a virtual pantheon of American and world history: Grant, Lee, Sherman, Custer, Pershing, Eisenhower, Mac Arthur; giants who marched out here to leave their marks on the world and in the history books.

    GEORGE REALLY DID SLEEP HERE..AND THERE

  • McKeen said he met with Mac Arthur and Mike Foley, a master lecturer in journalism and the college's assistant dean of student services.

    Local News from The Gainesville Sun

  • Mac Arthur, who started at The Gazette in mid-May, was a sophomore at the University of Florida, where she studied journalism, said David Carlson, executive director of the school's Center for Media Innovation and Research.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

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