Definitions

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

  • Macdonald, Sir John Alexander 1815-1891. Canadian politician and the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada (1867-1873 and 1878-1891). He is considered the organizer of the Canadian confederation, established in 1867.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

A spelling variant of MacDonald, from Scottish Gaelic Mac Dhòmhnaill, equivalent to "son of Donald". (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.