Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name.

Etymologies

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From an Akan word meaning "born on Saturday".

Examples

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Carmichael, who later moved to Guinea and took the name Kwame Ture, is remembered for the militancy of his views and his confrontational, often slashingly witty speeches, but the Swedish cameras captured another side of him.

    NYT > Home Page

  • It was the first time the activist, now using the name Kwame Ture, had contacted her directly since their earlier time together.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Travis was staring at the floor listening to Slim, but his body became rigid at the mention of the name Kwame “Bone” Brown.

    Hidden Secrets, Hidden Lives

  • Travis was staring at the floor listening to Slim, but his body became rigid at the mention of the name Kwame “Bone” Brown.

    Hidden Secrets, Hidden Lives

  • Claiming that Michelle’s thesis had made reference to her being “much influenced” by the separatist politics of Stokely Carmichael, Hitchens casually recalled that Carmichael had taken the name Kwame Ture, and that Hitchens had last seen him speak before Farrakhan in 1985, on the night that Farrakhan “made himself famous by warning Jews, ‘You can’t say “Never Again” to God, because when he puts you in the ovens, you’re there forever.’”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Claiming that Michelle’s thesis had made reference to her being “much influenced” by the separatist politics of Stokely Carmichael, Hitchens casually recalled that Carmichael had taken the name Kwame Ture, and that Hitchens had last seen him speak before Farrakhan in 1985, on the night that Farrakhan “made himself famous by warning Jews, ‘You can’t say “Never Again” to God, because when he puts you in the ovens, you’re there forever.’”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Claiming that Michelle’s thesis had made reference to her being “much influenced” by the separatist politics of Stokely Carmichael, Hitchens casually recalled that Carmichael had taken the name Kwame Ture, and that Hitchens had last seen him speak before Farrakhan in 1985, on the night that Farrakhan “made himself famous by warning Jews, ‘You can’t say “Never Again” to God, because when he puts you in the ovens, you’re there forever.’”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Claiming that Michelle’s thesis had made reference to her being “much influenced” by the separatist politics of Stokely Carmichael, Hitchens casually recalled that Carmichael had taken the name Kwame Ture, and that Hitchens had last seen him speak before Farrakhan in 1985, on the night that Farrakhan “made himself famous by warning Jews, ‘You can’t say “Never Again” to God, because when he puts you in the ovens, you’re there forever.’”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Mr. Bing was elected to finish the term of Kwame Kilpatrick, who resigned in the midst of a perjury scandal.

    Mayor Makes Case for Cuts in Detroit

  • Jordan also drafted, in Kwame Brown, a high school kid who would turn against Doug Collins the way Jordan turned against Collins in his own youth.

    USATODAY.com - Jordan needs to finish job in D.C.

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