from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Whitman, Marcus 1802-1847. American frontier missionary and physician who with his wife Narcissa Prentiss (1808-1847) established a missionary post in the Oregon region (1836).
- Whitman, Walt 1819-1892. American poet whose great work Leaves of Grass (first published 1855), written in unconventional meter and rhyme, celebrates the self, death as a process of life, universal brotherhood, and the greatness of democracy and the United States.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
- n. United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)
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MEG WHITMAN GETTING ALL OLD YELLER ABOUT HER ILLEGAL MAID - "It breaks my heart, but she should be deported because she forged documents, and she lied about her immigration status," Whitman said on Greta Van Susteren's show lat night.
The inundation by words in Whitman is real enough, but it seems to me that Waters has skipped over several steps in the reading process in his conclusion that we end up experiencing "the new democratic order that Whitman was celebrating."
California Labor Federation leader Art Pulaski said the unions will focus on exposing what he described as Whitman's Wall Street agenda.
California Labor Federation leader Art Pulaski announced Monday that the unions will focus on exposing what he describes as Whitman's Wall Street agenda.
GLORIA ALLRED (Attorney): Meg Whitman is exposed as a liar and a hypocrite.
Coming up, we'll hear about why Meg Whitman's housekeeper has suddenly become a factor in Whitman's campaign to become the next Republican governor of California.
Meg Whitman is attempting to buy the governorship and I'll vote for any reasonable candidate that opposes her.
Meg Whitman is just another example of the cookie-cutter conservative, rich, white, delusional, failure that the conservatives keep running.
The people of our fair state need to understand that Meg Whitman is simply trying to buy the Governor's office.
Meg Whitman is probably a very intelligent, capable woman to be Governor of California.