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

  • Chisholm, Shirley Anita Saint Hill 1924-2005. American politician who as a U.S. representative from New York State (1969-1983) sought an end to the Vietnam War and advocated educational and social reforms.

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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • Confusion over the origin of the name Chisholm Trail is to be found throughout the history of the cattle trade.


  • I'm getting the feeling that Chisholm is hitting the Trail.

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  • Davie seems to be really pushing much harder this year but sadly, going up against Malcolm Chisholm is no easy feat especially with the tactically astute resignation over Labour's commitment to all things nuclear.

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  • This week's other new reviews: a second review of Cross by Ken Bruen; Sunnie Gill continues to be pleased with her recent discovery of Ann Cleeves as she reviews Hidden Depths; likewise Karen Chisholm is impressed with Stuart MacBride's Broken Skin.

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  • The presence at the convention of black feminist Rep. Shirley Chisholm as only the third major female presidential candidate since Victoria Woodhull in 1872 was an extraordinary leap forward for women, and Chisholm is filmed talking about their progress.

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  • I have tried to locate his family with the information that is listed at the site but there is no telephone number available in Chisholm, MN.

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  • From the beginning it was known as Chisholm’s Trail.


  • Mr. Chisholm is active as a director and committee member of numerous professional, academic and charitable organisations and I ask you now to give a warm Empire Club welcome to the President of mbanx, Mr. Jeffrey Chisholm.

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  • They came from the same small town, called Chisholm, in Minnesota's northern Iron Range.

  • Some philosophers (such as Chisholm 1981) maintain that a restricted class of states is such that anyone who is in a state in that class knows that she is.



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