Definitions

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

  • Lucas, George Born 1944. American film director, producer, and screenwriter best known as a pioneer of special effects, especially in his Star Wars motion-picture series, including Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and The Return of the Jedi (1983).

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  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.
  • proper n. Any of several place names.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States screenwriter and filmmaker (born in 1944)

Etymologies

From Latin, from Ancient Greek Λουκᾶς (Loukas, "man from Lucania"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • GEORGE LUCAS: After his 1971 debut with "THX 1138," Lucas directed one of my all-time favorite movies, "American Graffiti."

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  • PEYTON AND LUCAS RECEIVE SHOCKING NEWS Peyton (Hilarie Burton) and Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) receive a startling surprise about the pregnancy, as Brooke (Sophia Bush) and Julian's

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  • Izzo handed out one-game suspensions to two players during the season, withheld star point guard Kalin Lucas from a practice for "leadership issues" and twice benched guard Durrell Summers in the second halves of key games.

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  • I do think your Lucas is a great hero. p.s. Think I should add any other questions?

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  • I'm pretty sure (though not 100% sure) that "Lucas" is indeed the true-blue George Lucas, and that SuperShadow isn't a fraud.

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  • The apostle mentions him here rather than in the opening address to this church, as he had not been at Rome [Bengel]. and Lucius -- not Luke, for the fuller form of "Lucas" is not "Lucius" but "Lucanus."

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  • Lucas is a one trick pony, and he wants to bilk his fandom yet again.

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  • "My mind-set was just to slow down Kalin Lucas and get into the passing lanes," Lawson said after the victory.

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  • Kalin Lucas was held out of practice for not fulfilling his duties as a captain.

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  • -- G Kalin Lucas had surgery to repair his ruptured left Achille's tendon on March 30.

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