Definitions

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

  • Schuman, Robert 1886-1963. French politician who served as prime minister (1947-1948) and promoted the economic and military unity of European nations.
  • Schuman, William Howard 1910-1992. American composer whose works include symphonies, an opera, and the cantata A Free Song (1943), for which he received a Pulitzer Prize.

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  • EnlargeBy Jeff Zelevansky, ReutersFreddy "Sez" Schuman is a fixture at Yankee Stadium -- toting his homemade signs and banging on his ever-present frying pan.

    A tribute to the 'House that Ruth Built'

  • Benjamin Schuman-Stoler, on September 11th, 2008 at 4: 53 pm Said:

    Identical Twins, Separated by Adoption, Reunited by Chance « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • The coal and steelproducing regions at the borders of France and Germany—in Alsace-Lorraine and in the Ruhr—that had been the source of so much conflict would be internationally administered under what was called the Schuman Plan.

    THE COMMANDING HEIGHTS

  • When the initiative was announced in May 1950 by French foreign minister Robert Schuman, it became known as the Schuman Plan.

    Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry Truman

  • would be internationally administered under what was called the Schuman Plan.

    The Commanding Heights

  • December: More often than not, I complete the last leg of my morning commute by train, arriving at the railway station at Brussel/Bruxelles-Schuman, which is within a hop, skip and jump of my office. forensic railway archæology.

    The Peter Watts affair

  • More often than not, I complete the last leg of my morning commute by train, arriving at the railway station at Brussel/Bruxelles-Schuman, which is within a hop, skip and jump of my office.

    The lost station of the Rue de la Loi

  • But, although Schuman is publicly credited as having launched the ECSC, and is thus revered in some circles as the "Father of Europe" – with the anniversary of his 9 May speech "celebrated" as Europe day, it is well known that the true author of what was called the Schuman Plan was in fact Jean Monnet.

    Lettuce pray

  • We are soliciting chapter proposals for a book entitled Teaching Information Literacy Online, to be published in 2010 by Neal-Schuman Publishers.

    Literacy News – 42th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • Robert Schuman, founder of Americans for Rick Perry, said the two groups have decided that Mr. Toomey's group, not his own, will take the lead.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Court Gives 2009 Republicans A Big Win

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