Definitions for macdonaldməkˈdɒn əld
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Sir John Alexander, 1815–91, Canadian statesman, born in Scotland.
James Ramsay, 1866–1937, British prime minister 1924, 1929–35.
common in Scotland.
Origin: From Mac Dhòmhnaill, equivalent to "son of Donald".
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
marshal of France, born at Sancerre, of Scotch descent, entered the army at the time of the Revolution as a lieutenant, and rapidly rose in rank; served with distinction under Napoleon, especially at Wagram, when he was made Duke of Taranto; supported the Bourbons on their restoration (1765-1840).