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  • proper n. A Scottish and Irish surname. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghoill "son of the stranger"


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  • While McGill is in Montreal, it is about as french as Harvard.

    Matthew Yglesias » Football Metaphors and Approval Ratings

  • A narrow loch, scarcely half a mile wide, separates Island McGill from the mainland of Ireland; and, once across this loch, one finds himself in an entirely different country.


  • Fintan McGill, from Longford-based real-estate agent Sherry FitzGerald McGill, is pessimistic.

    Hardy Irish Souls Tiptoe

  • But like the city itself, McGill is turning over a new leaf, “decided to go from crooked to slightly bent.

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  • Bradford's McGill is a smart man, but well capable of violence, and the show doesn't shy away from depicting violence or the consequences of it -- there are no bloodless gunshot wounds in this one; rapid exsanguination seems mote the case.

    It's all about perception

  • Anthony McGill is the principal clarinetist of the New York Metropolitan Orchestra, a member of the Peabody Conservatory faculty in clarinet, and a much sought after soloist and chamber musician.

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  • “Model for a death wish generation” by Dominic McGill is a replica of a rusted out early-model hydrogen bomb.

    Vitro Nasu » 2005 » June

  • McGill is the oldest of the four Montreal universities.

    Acting on Conviction: Universities at Centre Stage

  • McGill is a clever draughtsman with a real caricaturist’s touch in the drawing of faces, but the special value of his post cards is that they are so completely typical.

    The Art of Donald McGill

  • Not only had he that intimate association with General Currie during the war, but General Currie, knowing of his great ability, induced him to become associated with him in McGill University following the war, where he has been ever since 1923 in charge of External relations, a position in McGill similar to that occupied by our own Mr. Dunlop in Toronto.

    This Democratic Empire


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