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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bruce, David Bruce, Sir David Brucenoun

    Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)

  2. Bruce, Robert the Bruce, Robert Inoun

    king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)

Wiktionary

  1. Brucenoun

    A Scottish surname, most notably of Robert the Bruce.

  2. Brucenoun

    transferred from the surname.

  3. brucenoun

    A man.

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  4. Etymology: From Bruce.

Wikipedia

  1. Bruce

    The English language name Bruce arrived in Scotland with the Normans, from the place name Brix, Manche in Normandy, France, meaning "the willowlands". Initially promulgated via the descendants of king Robert the Bruce (1274−1329), it has been a Scottish surname since medieval times; it is now a common given name. The variant Lebrix and Le Brix are French variations of the surname.

Freebase

  1. Bruce

    Bruce was a provincial electoral district in western Ontario, Canada. It elected members to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The riding existed from 1934 to 1967 and again from 1987 to 1999. The riding was abolished in 1999 into Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound and Huron—Bruce. It consisted of the entirety of Bruce County.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bruce

    a family illustrious in Scottish history, descended from a Norman knight, Robert de Bruis, who came over with the Conqueror, and who acquired lands first in Northumberland and then in Annandale.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bruce' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4511

Anagrams for Bruce »

  1. cuber

  2. cebur

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bruce in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bruce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Bruce in a Sentence

  1. Michael Horowitz:

    FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE : TEXTS REVEAL FBI CLASHED WITH DOJ OVER BIASED SOURCE IN FISA APPLICATION USED TO SURVEIL TRUMP AIDE Other individuals included in the House GOPs request for information were former FBI Director James Comey, then-Special Agent Peter Strzok, and senior DOJ official Bruce Ohr -- who became a back channel between Christopher Steele and the FBI, after Christopher Steele was fired by the bureau on the eve of the 2016 presidential election over Christopher Steele contacts with the media. The answer from DOJ was, Were working on this -- kicking the can down the road was a constant theme, one source explained. On Thursday, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, speaking during a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., confirmed that Michael Horowitz office is continuing to probe potential Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act( FISA) abuses. Former FBI director James Comey speaks during the Canada 2020 Conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. ( Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) We have a FISA-related review that people might have heard about that the deputy attorney general asked us to take a look at, but Im not going to dwell on that.

  2. Ian Halperin:

    One source confirmed to me Caitlyn has made whispers of ‘sex change regret,’ hinting she might go back to being Bruce Jenner.

  3. Glenn Harnett:

    The longer Bruce Lanphear’re able to let the tree air outside of Bruce Lanphear home, the better.

  4. Bertrand Desplat:

    Like 99 percent of professional teams in Europe, Guingamp has no chance of winning a European cup. We couldn't care less. The idea for us is to have challenges ahead that look unwinnable and to try and win them, when you win an unwinnable challenge, the collective emotion is better than a Bruce Springsteen concert.

  5. The New York Times:

    Bruce just isn't a man with a double life, but a character shaped with love and exasperation, recrimination and guilt by Alison's recollection of him.

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