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

  • Meighen, Arthur 1874-1960. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1920-1921 and 1926).


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  • Never did get to that three volume Arthur Meighen set.


  • But in August 2007, the five-by-15-kilometre slab turned down a dead-end channel between Meighen and Axel Heiberg islands, where it was expected to slowly break up over years and become an anonymous part of the Arctic pack ice.

    Massive chunk of ice breaks off Greenland glacier

  • Two years aren't much, but they're enough to put him ahead of seven past prime ministers: Abbott, Bowell, Tupper, Meighen, Clark, Turner and Campbell all served shorter terms.


  • As it stands, Meighen could *not* command the confidence of the house lost by one vote and an election was called.

    a great day for canada

  • It was Meighen who was instrumental in getting McGill to assume sponsorship of the history prize, Cundill said in an interview yesterday from his office in London.

    $75,000 prize for non-fiction historical literature

  • But when Meighen got wind of it, the senator told him that “if I didn't do McGill, he … was going to disown me.”

    $75,000 prize for non-fiction historical literature

  • When you see names like Bowell, Turner, Campbell, and Meighen on the list of our former leaders, it's not hard to wonder if there was anybody out there who could have done better.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • I'm always very proud to quote a definition of the Salvation Army which was given by one of your great Canadian prime ministers, Arthur Meighen.

    In the Front Line

  • The appreciation of the meeting was expressed by Michael Meighen, Partner, McMaster and Meighen, and Vice-President and Director of the Empire Club of Canada.

    Defence, Sovereignty, and Our Responsibility in the Canadian North

  • The appreciation of the audience was expressed by Michael Meighen, Second-Vice President of The Club.

    Priorities of My New Office


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