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

  • MacLennan, Hugh 1907-1990. Canadian writer whose novels, such as Two Solitudes (1945) and Return of the Sphinx (1967), are literary treatments of Canadian political and social concerns.

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  • Dr. MacLennan is recognized as one of the leading preachers and lecturers in North America and it gives me great pleasure to introduce, my predecessor, the Reverend David A. MacLennan.

    An Exile's View of Canada

  • I went through the family history to find out what the hell he was on about: the daughter of John McLennan (1853-1931; the one who went west and became "MacLennan") from his first wife, Mary Ann McRae.

    rob mclennan's blog

  • "I'm not convinced Humala's going to stand up for people who don't have any power," said Gregor MacLennan of the group Amazon Watch.

    Analysis: Peru's indigenous losing faith in reformed Humala

  • He dined with Telegraph chief executive Murdoch MacLennan and editor Tony Gallagher on 4 April and ate with Evegeny Lebedev, the owner of the Independent and Evening Standard, on 6 June 2011.

    Rupert Murdoch met David Cameron at Downing Street twice during BSkyB bid

  • In Revere, Mass., Frances MacLennan, 76, bounced for years among specialists for chronic lung disease and several other ailments.

    Programs' Cost Spurs a Search for Efficiencies

  • Professor Alastair MacLennan, professor and head of discipline of obstetrics and gynaecology at Adelaide University in Australia, said: "For the general public, the message is that to reduce the risks from high blood pressure and diabetes in early pregnancy they should not leave having their family too late in reproductive life, that is over age 35, they should avoid obesity and, if diabetic, they should have good glucose control before trying to get pregnant."

    High blood pressure in early pregnancy linked to birth defects

  • It is outrageous that the ministers are now attempting to blame the victims for this incident and cover up the number of indigenous people dead, said Gregor MacLennan.

    Death in the Amazon

  • Gregor MacLennan of Amazon Watch who is currently in Bagua gathering first hand testimonies from blockade participants, local journalists and residents stated: All eyewitness testimonies say that Special Forces opened fire on peaceful and unarmed demonstrators including from helicopters, killing and wounding dozens in an orchestrated attempt to open the roads.

    Death in the Amazon

  • The tensions between MacLennan and Lewis were behind the latter's election eve exit, and a sign that MacLennan had won the power struggle.

    Lewis's departure leaves Telegraph seeking new digital direction

  • But it is a conspiracy theory too far to suggest that his replacement as Telegraph editor by Tony Gallagher, a former Daily Mail executive, is part of some MacLennan "power grab" to staff TMG entirely with former Mail employees.

    Why the Telegraph's Lewis really fell out with MacLennan

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