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

  • Sherman, John 1823-1900. American politician. A U.S. senator from Ohio (1861-1877 and 1881-1897), he wrote and sponsored the Sherman Antitrust Act (1890).
  • MountSherman A peak, 4,281 m (14,036 ft) high, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado.
  • Sherman, Roger 1721-1793. American Revolutionary patriot and politician who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Articles of Confederation (1781), and the U.S. Constitution (1787).
  • Sherman, William Tecumseh 1820-1891. American Union general. Appointed commander of all Union troops in the West (1864), he captured Atlanta (1864) and led a destructive March to the Sea, which effectively cut the Confederacy in two.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English occupational surname for a sheep-shearer.
  • proper n. An American surname derived from the German Schuermann.
  • proper n. An Ashkenazic Jewish occupational surname for a tailor.
  • proper n. A male given name derived from the surnames.
  • proper n. A Sherman tank, main Allied battle tank in World War II.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of shearman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high)
  • n. a town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border
  • n. United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
  • n. American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)

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