Definitions for Douglasˈdʌg ləs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Doug•lasˈdʌg ləs(n.)

  1. Kirk(Issur Danielovitch Demsky), born 1916, U.S. actor.

    Category: Biography

  2. Stephen A(rnold), 1813–61, U.S. political leader.

    Category: Biography

  3. William O(rville), 1898–1980, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1939–75.

    Category: Biography

  4. the capital of the Isle of Man.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)

Wiktionary

  1. Douglas(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Douglas(ProperNoun)

    The capital of the Isle of Man.

  3. Origin: From a place name, dubh + glas.

Freebase

  1. Douglas

    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.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Douglas

    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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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3952

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4139

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