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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Arthur, Chester A. Arthur, Chester Alan Arthur, President Arthurnoun

    elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)

  2. Arthur, King Arthurnoun

    a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot

Wiktionary

  1. Arthurnoun

    A male given name from the Celtic languages.

    In th' olde dayes of the king Arthour, / Of which that Britons speken greet honour, / All was this land fulfild of fayerye.

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  2. Arthurnoun

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  3. Arthurnoun

    A village in Illinois

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  4. Arthurnoun

    A city in Iowa

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  5. Arthurnoun

    A rural municipality of Manitoba, Canada

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  6. Arthurnoun

    A village, the county seat of Arthur County, Nebraska.

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  7. Arthurnoun

    A ghost town in Nevada

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  8. Arthurnoun

    A city in North Dakota

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

  9. Arthurnoun

    A town and community in Wisconsin

    Etymology: From the name of the legendary king, from Medieval Latin Arthurus, probably from Welsh arth ("bear") , from Proto-Celtic *artos ("bear") . Other suggestions include Old Welsh arth ("bear") and ur ("man") , or a Latinized (Romano-British) name.

Freebase

  1. Arthur

    Arthur is a Canadian/American animated educational television series for children, created by Cookie Jar Group and WGBH for the Public Broadcasting Service. The show is set in the fictional American city of Elwood City, and revolves around the lives of 8-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other. There is a strong emphasis on the educational value of books and libraries as well as relationships with friends and family members. The series is often noted for dealing with social and health-related issues that affect young children, such as the death of a pet, dyslexia, and more recently cancer, Asperger syndrome and Alzheimer's disease. The television series is based on the Arthur book series, which are written and illustrated by Marc Brown. WGBH Boston along with Cinar began production of the animated series in 1994, and aired its first episode on September 2, 1996. Since its debut, the show has broadcast 190 30-minute long episodes, and its 16th season premiered on October 15, 2012. With 190 episodes, Arthur is one of the longest-running TV shows on PBS Kids, behind only Sesame Street.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. arthur

    A well-known sea game, alluded to by Grose, Smollet, and other writers.

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    Song lyrics by arthur -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by arthur on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Arthur' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3615

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Arthur' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2279

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arthur in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arthur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Arthur in a Sentence

  1. Charles King:

    An interesting point about the technologies used by the Allied forces during D-Day is how closely their development mirrors approaches used today, there were formal projects led by trained scientists and researchers, such as the tide prediction mechanism created by British mathematician Arthur Thomas Doodson, which was used toidentify the precise days/times that the H-Hour landings for D-Day should take place.

  2. Bethanie Mattek-Sands:

    It was funny, because I was actually googling some players like when John McEnroe played, Arthur Ashe, they had color everywhere. They had color on their sleeves, big stripes, they were coming out in colored jackets. So I feel it's actually gotten stricter.

  3. Barnegat Mayor Jon Novak:

    Arthur Buckel is going to be found. Arthur Buckel is going to be apprehended, my suggestion to you( Arthur Buckel) is to surrender to law enforcement immediately. Make it easy for everyone, including yourself. You are going to be apprehended either way. Surrender Arthur Buckel. NJ.com reported that authorities have chased down at least 50 dead ends in the search. Sgt. Jeffrey Ryan said in a press conference that officials are investigating every call from residents. Ryan said that Arthur Buckel could be holed up anywhere from a boat to a vacant home. Ryan said at a midnight press conference that there was a possibility that Arthur Buckel is.

  4. Gabe Luna:

    You learn about the humble beginnings of the family— Walter and Arthur Davidson, the Davidson brothers and of course the head engineer William Harley —and it starts in 1901, right in the beginning.

  5. Frederick Buechner:

    It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.

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