American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Mackenzie, Alexander 1822-1892. British-born Canadian politician who was the first Liberal prime minister of Canada (1873-1878).
- Mackenzie, William Lyon 1795-1861. British-born Canadian insurgent and member of Parliament (1828-1836 and 1851-1858) who led an armed insurrection in Toronto (1837) to protest colonial rule.
- n. A surname of Scottish origin.
- n. A female given name, transferred use of the surname since the 1970s, also in the form Makenzie.
- n. A river in the Northwest Territories, the longest in Canada, running from Great Slave Lake to the Beaufort Sea.
GNU Webster's 1913
- a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea.
- n. a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
- n. Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
- Scottish Gaelic Mac (son of) + Kenzie ("the intelligent one" or possibly "the wise ruler"). Possible alternate: Gaelic MacCoinneach (Son of Kenneth). (Wiktionary)
“MACKENZIE (PH) SHALO (ph), RESIDENT: I'm Mackenzie (ph) Shalo (ph).”
“Kinsmen Club of Mackenzie, 100 MacKenzie Blvd, Mackenzie”
“The atavism in Mackenzie is yet a latent characteristic of the “civilized” man.”
“Now Kelvin Mackenzie is backing away from the contest and David Davis may find himself fighting just the Miss Great Britain Party.”
“Suddenly everyone also knew me by the name Mackenzie Phillips.”
“Canadian Drew Mackenzie is a two-time winner and Ryan Trebon finished third in 2007 (and 199 in 2009).”
“Then there was Captain Mackenzie of the ketch Minota.”
“Miss Mackenzie is a wonderful creation; clear-sighted enough to recognize (with sorrow and indignity) when people are out to abuse her, yet quietly passionate about her right to be loved for herself.”
“His son Jack, who evidently suffered from infantile paralysis, later recalled that an eminent doctor called Sir Colin Mackenzie visited the family in Nhill, and advised J.W. to sail with his family to Europe to seek better care and treatment.”
“And in the final stages of the struggle, when Mackenzie is winning, the true son of the wolf emerges:”
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