Definitions

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  • proper noun biblical Any of a number of minor characters in the Old Testament.
  • proper noun rare A male given name of biblical origin.

Etymologies

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From Classical Hebrew אֱלִיאֵל ('ĕlī'ēl), literally “El is my lord”.

Examples

  • There exists an obscure gem, called Eliel, created by Isabelle Doyen for Cecile & Jeanne, a French costume jeweler.

    Perfume Review: Cecile & Jeanne Eliel

  • There exists an obscure gem, called Eliel, created by Isabelle Doyen for Cecile & Jeanne, a French costume jeweler.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • The quote for the second week is from Eliel Saarinen: "Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context -- a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan."

    Alla Kazovsky: Asking Questions

  • Esko is less worldly than Eliel was, more driven and passionate; his architectural style is more modernistic, more like the other great Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto.

    An Interview with Richard Rayner about Cloud Sketcher

  • The quote for the second week is from Eliel Saarinen: "Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context -- a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan."

    Alla Kazovsky: Asking Questions

  • The quote for the second week is from Eliel Saarinen: "Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context -- a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan."

    Alla Kazovsky: Asking Questions

  • I drew some of the background for Esko's character from Eliel Saarinen, an architect in the art nouveau style (or jugend as it was called in Northern Europe) who was Finland's leading architect in the early part of the

    An Interview with Richard Rayner about Cloud Sketcher

  • Selected from a larger exhibition organized by Carol S. Eliel that was seen at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the current version has been splendidly installed by the Whitney's Barbara Haskell.

    The Artist in All His Dimensions

  • Bomber City near Detroit—in spite or perhaps because of its progressive designs by the likes of Louis Kahn, Eliel Saarinen and Skidmore Owings & Merrill, among others—was abandoned when Ford Motor Co. refused to provide land, forcing workers into trailer parks.

    Building for War

  • Bomber City near Detroit—in spite or perhaps because of its progressive designs by the likes of Louis Kahn, Eliel Saarinen and Skidmore Owings & Merrill, among others—was abandoned when Ford Motor Co. refused to provide land, forcing workers into trailer parks.

    Building for War

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