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

  • MountKirkpatrick A mountain, 4,531.1 m (14,856 ft) high, of Antarctica near the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf.


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  • I'm putting myself again in the position of defending the internet, just as David Kirkpatrick is making himself Facebook's apologist.

    Jeff Jarvis: The Antisocial Movie

  • 'The Facebook Effect, by David Kirkpatrick, is the story of how a 20-something Harvard dropout named Mark Zuckerberg built a global Internet site with more than 500 million members.

    He built a business around the power of gab

  • And, in fact, Zuckerberg, says Kirkpatrick, is one of the least angry people that I've ever met - even-tempered, generally upbeat, if prone to silence, and highly self-confident.

    Tina Brown's Must-Reads: Three Modern Icons

  • Kirkpatrick is recuperating from shrapnel wounds to both legs and his right thigh at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. In Baghdad, coalition spokesman Lt.Col. Dan Williams told the

    Gulf War II

  • In vain Kirkpatrick thundered forth his indignant soul; he was unheard in the tumult; but going up to the countess, he accused her to her face of falsehood, and charged her with a design from some really treasonable motive, to destroy the only sure hope of her country.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • [Page 725] * In memory of this circumstance, the crest of the family of Kirkpatrick is a hand grasping a dagger distilling gouts of blood, the motto, "I mak sikkar."

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • The title's "K" refers to Kirkpatrick's chronology numbers.

    Complementary Abstractionists

  • Ms. Kirkpatrick is a former deputy editor of the Journal's editorial page.

    One Nation, Indivisible

  • Dunn called Kirkpatrick's letter "self-serving" and said the chief always intended to fire Thoma and never looked for accommodations. Top News Stories

  • Ian Kirkpatrick is professor of work and organisation at Leeds University Business School and an editor of the Work Employment and Society journal

    Unravelling the hidden costs of an NHS free-market


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