Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name

Etymologies

Slavic, originally a calque of Ancient Greek Θεόδωρος ("Theodore; literally 'gift of God'") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Bozo Ivanovic, a retired London ship broker, famed fisherman and owner of four Bogdans, sums it simply: "Finally getting your Bogdan is an event."

    Forbes.com: News

  • "Bogdan," Tamas began to say, with a strong feeling of misgiving about this road, but Bogdan set his horse to overtake Karoly's, saying something about keeping Karoly from breaking his neck; master Nikolai did the same, and the rest of them followed.

    The Goblin Mirror

  • "It has been a grand ride for me, and tonight is the high point," said Wilson, who paid tribute to his daughter, Linda Bogdan, who died last spring.

    Smith, Wilson bring Bills flavor to emotional Hall ceremony

  • Bogdan Cristel/Reuters HOLDING OUT: Cristina Anghel, 51, sat in a hospital bed in Bucharest Monday, the 54th day of her hunger strike against the government's failure to give teaching staff a 50% raise.

    Photos of the Day: Oct. 18

  • Bogdan Dzakovic and I co-wrote an op-ed "WikiLeaks and 9/11: What if?" for the Los Angeles Times that was published one week ago and that got a number of people thinking about the issue of governmental secrecy.

    Coleen Rowley: Could WikiLeaks Have Helped Thwart 9/11?

  • In the months before 9/11, Federal Air Marshal Bogdan Dzakovic led a Federal Aviation Administration's "Red Team" tasked with determining how easy it would be to penetrate airport security for hijackings.

    Coleen Rowley: Could WikiLeaks Have Helped Thwart 9/11?

  • Bogdan Dzakovic began his career in 1987 working as a Special Agent for the Security Division of the Federal Aviation Administration.

    Coleen Rowley: Could WikiLeaks Have Helped Thwart 9/11?

  • Mr. Ungureanu, a former foreign minister who stepped down as head of Romania's external-intelligence service to accept the premiership, has added a team of other young technocrats to his new cabinet, including Bogdan Dragoi as finance minister.

    Romania Picks New Premier

  • Of course in reality the military weakness of C17 Poland led not just to the Swedes being able to rampage around the country at will but also to the hugely bloody Cossack revolt of Bogdan Khmelnitsky with its pogroms and massacres.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Fall of Poland

  • Adam Bogdan, Bolton's young goalkeeper, did not convince against Chelsea but Davies was keen to support an emerging talent in an exposed position.

    Kevin Davies admits Bolton need to improve after poor start

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