Definitions

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  • proper n. Any of a number of minor characters in the Old Testament.
  • proper n. 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.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • They carry examples of mass-produced decor from such notable architects as Eliel Saarinen, Mies van der Rohe and of course, Frank Lloyd Wright ...

    Heritage Henredon At MassModern

  • Saarinen might find it oddly familiar that his chairs have eclipsed his architectural achievements: early in his career, he'd struggled against the long shadow cast by his father, Eliel, the revered Finnish architect who'd founded their Bloomfield Hills firm, just outside Detroit.

    The Purpose-Driven Wife

  • One other tidbit of Modern news in the article is that there will be tours of the Eero and Eliel Saarinen designed Crow Island School in Winnetka this September 16.

    August 2007

  • "Let me tell you, my father cannot stand blood," says Eliel.

    Victim Or Mass Murderer?

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