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honorary degree


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a degree conferred to honor the recipient


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  • Purdue University: AE program at Aero Flying Club at Aeromodelers Club at, Armstrong as student at, Armstrong’s activities on behalf of Armstrong’s flight to Armstrong’s graduation from Armstrong’s honorary degree from and celebrations for Apollo and Cernan at, Dean Armstrong at, Hallmark settlement donated to home economics program at, Janet Armstrong at, and mementos on Moon, Naval ROTC at quarantine: and return of Apollo

    First Man

  • The University of Oxford conferred upon him the illustrious honorary degree of D.C.L. In 1816 he received the Guelphic order of knighthood; and in 1820 he was chosen the first president of the Astronomical Society.

    The Story of the Herschels

  • 'Mr. Gladstone was always a most charming personality, and I recall his friendliness in walking up with me to the hall of ceremonies, when I received the honorary degree at Cambridge.

    The Romance of a Pro-Consul

  • Evidently he would have preferred seeing a ghost to receiving an honorary degree from Bowdoin College, and if the shade of Doctor Ripley had appeared to him in a dissolving light, like the Rontgen rays,

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Aberdeen University, and was one of those on whom the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred by the latter university a few days before.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • He received the honorary degree of LL.D. from the Royal University in 1892, and five years later was knighted for his services to archaeology and history.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Dear Brother: -- At the late Annual Meeting of the Trustees of Adrian College, you were regularly elected to the honorary degree of "Master of Arts," together with Rev.L. C. Matlack, W.W. Lyle, and Jas.J. White, of Cincinnati, Ohio, which was duly announced by the President at our recent Commencement.

    Life of Rev. A. Crooks, A. M.

  • University of Southern Califorina: Armstrong as student at Armstrong’s honorary degree from

    First Man

  • In May, Ruskin was invited to Cambridge to receive the honorary degree of LL. D., and to deliver the Rede Lecture.

    The Life of John Ruskin


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