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

  • Newman, John Henry 1801-1890. British prelate and theologian. A founder of the Oxford movement, he converted to Roman Catholicism (1845) and was made a cardinal (1879).
  • Newman, Paul Leonard Born 1925. American actor and director who starred in such films as Cool Hand Luke (1967), The Sting (1973), and The Color of Money (1986), for which he won an Academy Award.

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  • proper n. A surname meaning "a new man, a newcomer".

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  • n. United States film actor (born in 1925)
  • n. English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)


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