from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Russell, Bertrand Arthur William. Third Earl Russell. 1872-1970. British philosopher, mathematician, social critic and writer who had a profound influence on the development of symbolic logic and 20th-century analytic philosophy. His numerous written works include Principia Mathematica (1910-1913), written with Alfred North Whitehead. He won the 1950 Nobel Prize for literature.
- Russell, Charles Taze 1852-1916. American religious leader who founded (1884) the sect now called Jehovah's Witnesses.
- Russell, George William Pen name "A.E.” 1867-1935. Irish writer and nationalist who was a leader of the Irish literary renaissance at the turn of the 20th century.
- Russell, Henry Norris 1877-1957. American astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution and devised the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.
- Russell, John. First Earl Russell. 1792-1878. British politician who served as prime minister (1846-1852 and 1865-1866) and advocated parliamentary reform.
- Russell, Lillian 1861-1922. American entertainer known for her roles in comic operas.
- MountRussell A peak, 4,296.8 m (14,088 ft) high, of the Sierra Nevada in eastern California.
- Russell, William Felton Known as "Bill.” Born 1934. American basketball player and coach. A center for the Boston Celtics (1956-1969), he led the team to 11 National Basketball Association championships (1957-1965 and 1968-1969).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An English, Scottish and Irish surname from the Norman nickname for someone with red hair.
- proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname. Diminutive: Russ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States basketball center (born in 1934)
- n. Irish writer whose pen name was A.E. (1867-1935)
- n. English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
- n. English film director (born in 1927)
- n. United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
- n. United States entertainer remembered for her roles in comic operas (1861-1922)
- n. United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This is the first reference by Cowley in over three months to mediation -- evidence that Russell's instructions took him by surprise.] [Footnote 757: Gladstone Papers.] [Footnote 758: Palmerston MS. Russell to Palmerston, Sept. 22, 1862.] [Footnote 759: Russell Papers.] [Footnote 760: Walpole, _Russell_, II, p. 362.
"Gritty," was the term Russell chose to describe his club's offensive potential for the long term.
When I first got to the Senate [in 1962], when most of the senators were housed in what they call the Russell Building now, all of the senators, no matter how important they were, all had to bow to get under the tree limbs.
THE SPARROW by Maria Doria Russell is a gorgeous and devastating science fiction book that looks at big questions in a unique and moving way.
Republican congressional candidate Jim Russell is suing nine people for defamation, including Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist Matt Davies of the Journal News (Westchester County).
Russell is a member of a group that has faced particular strains: non-commissioned officers, or NCOs.
Russell is a damned good adapter, my friends, a damned good adapter, and I'll gladly read anything he turns his hand to.
It was not immediately clear the Redskins 'exact level of interest in Russell, a former No. 1 overall draft pick who was released in May after three controversy-filled seasons with the Raiders.
McNabb said he was certain Russell has a future in the NFL, despite all the controversy that surrounded the former No. 1 pick's first three years in the NFL.
Twitterworld struggles to make sense of the breaking news that JaMarcus Russell is working out, along with about 20 other players as part of the usual, bye-week process in which players often do this, for the Redskins today: