Definitions for Douglasˈdʌg ləs
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Douglas, Stephen A. Douglas, Stephen Arnold Douglas, Little Giant(noun)
United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
transferred from the surname.
The capital of the Isle of Man.
Origin: From a place name, dubh + glas.
Douglas is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Douglas has a border crossing with Mexico and a history of mining. The population was 14,312 at the 2000 census. According to 2008 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 20,316.
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the largest town and capital as well as chief port of the Isle of Man, 74 m. from Liverpool; much frequented as a bathing-place; contains an old residence of the Dukes of Atholl, entitled Castle Mona, now a hotel. See Man, Isle of.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3952
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Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4139
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Kirk Douglas: Mine hit the ground first. John Wayne: Mine was taller.
After last night's debate, the reputation of Messieurs Lincoln and Douglas is secure.
Douglas has the strength to become a global brand and we will be looking at growth opportunities outside of the European market.
The hippies were here many years ago, someone suggested this name to my father saying it would bring him good luck. I think people like it because it reminds them of Douglas Adams' book.
Going from zero to hero is great, but it's really my crew chief (Ron Douglas) and my team, it's lucky that we went straight from 16 to 1, but we still have a lot to work on and I am looking forward to tomorrow.
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