from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Walker, Alice Born 1944. American writer whose works include the novels Meridian (1976) and The Color Purple (1982), for which she won a Pulitzer Prize.
- Walker, James John Known as "Jimmy.” 1881-1946. American politician who was the mayor of New York City from 1926 to 1932, when charges of corruption forced his resignation.
- Walker, Sarah Breedlove Known as "Madam C.J. Walker.” 1867-1919. American businesswoman who developed a straightening agent for hair (1905) and built the most successful Black-owned company of her day.
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- proper n. A northern English occupational surname from the occupation of treating cloth by "walking" it.
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Though the magnetic Benjamin Walker is an exhilarating force in the title role, some ensemble members come across as a bit green on an imposing Broadway stage.
The use of the phrase "Walker budget" reflects the Governor's mounting unpopularity in the state.
Martin Walker is senior director of the Global Business Policy Council, a private think-tank based in Washington, DC.
Martin Walker is an experienced journalist and popular historian, here writing about a small town in the Dordogne.
I am still much afraid of Mahmoud, but Captain Walker is infatuated with him, and likes his rough, jolly manners, and his love of fun and rough play.
Captain Walker is a new comer, and does not know more about Pêrak than I do.
Shakera Walker is an award-winning kindergarten teacher and a passionate advocate for the education reform movement and early childhood education.
Barbara Walker is a genius, and I'm modestly patting myself on the back for finding a good design for my border.
I mean, Oswald’s shooting of General Edwin Walker is tremendously central to understanding the Kennedy assassination.
An Ocean of Air by Gabrielle Walker is an excellent 235 page book that teaches you everything you could ever want to know about our atmosphere, its many layers, and the very air we are constantly breathing.