Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

From Armenian Մելքոնյան (Melk’onyan). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In an interview with Dave Logan and Lois Melkonian on The Ride Home, Romney was asked about being number two on the ticket.

    Balloon Juice » 2008 » July

  • ( "Abigail, insensible to these strands that Serge's ear's unpicking, coughs on the Melkonian he offers her and, waving smoke from her eyes, complains.")

    The Fear of a Failure to Communicate

  • The commission, Melkonian said, relied on a departmental regulation that allows the suspension of officers who are "under investigation for specific allegations of serious charges."

    The Score: Gates 1, Bradley 0

  • Raffi Melkonian points to the English proposal to ban incitement of religious hatred as an example of a slippery slope (what I call the “equality slippery slope”):

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Slippery Slopes in Action:

  • Former Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress appears before judge Michael Melkonian for his sentencing in Manhattan criminal court, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, in New York.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Arshavir Shirakian, Melkonian and other revenge seekers.

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • Furthermore, the monastery was used as a summer resort, where Armenian scouts and students would camp, including students of the Melkonian

    Armenian News - PanARMENIAN.Net

  • Melkonian said she's hoping for an official stance soon from both the president and Congress, which would send a message that further acts of genocide would not be tolerated.

    The Daily News Tribune Homepage RSS

  • Lois Melkonian, an anchor at KOA radio in Denver, on the city's preparation for protestors that may disrupt the Democratic Convention.

    KCBS Bay Area News

  • Thousands of Armenians who have passed through the Melkonian have excelled in their communities, becoming leaders in their fields and contributing to the development of the Armenian culture, education, language and national identity.

    Armenian News - PanARMENIAN.Net

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