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ˈdɪz nidis·ney

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Disney, Walt Disney, Walter Elias Disneynoun

    United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)

Wiktionary

  1. Disneynoun

    of Norman origin.

  2. Disneynoun

    The The Walt Disney Company

  3. Disneynoun

    Any of the theme parks and vacation resorts operated by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

  4. Etymology: * From de + Isigny.

Wikipedia

  1. Disney

    The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney (), is an American multinational, mass media and entertainment conglomerate that is headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California. Disney was founded on October 16, 1923, by brothers Walt and Roy O. Disney as Disney Brothers Studio; it also operated under the names Walt Disney Studio and Walt Disney Productions before changing its name to The Walt Disney Company in 1986. Early in its existence, the company established itself as a leader in the animation industry, with the creation of the widely popular character Mickey Mouse, who first appeared in Steamboat Willie, which used synchronized sound, to become the first post-produced sound cartoon. The character would go on to become the company's mascot. After becoming a major success by the early 1940s, the company diversified into live-action films, television, and theme parks in the 1950s. Following Walt Disney's death in 1966, the company's profits, especially in the animation division, began to decline. Once Disney's shareholders voted Michael Eisner as the head of the company in 1984, it became overwhelmingly successful during a period called the Disney Renaissance. In 2005, under new CEO Bob Iger, the company started to expand and acquire other corporations. Bob Chapek became the head of Disney in 2020 after Iger's retirement. Chapek was ousted in 2022 and Iger was reinstated as CEO. Since the 1980s, Disney has created and acquired corporate divisions to market more-mature content than is typically associated with its family-oriented brands. The company is known for its film-studio division Walt Disney Studios, which includes Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, 20th Century Animation, and Searchlight Pictures. Disney's other main business units include divisions in television, broadcasting, streaming media, theme park resorts, consumer products, publishing, and international operations. Through these divisions, Disney owns and operates the ABC broadcast network; cable television networks such as Disney Channel, ESPN, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic; publishing, merchandising, music, and theater divisions; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Disney+, Star+, ESPN+, Hulu, and Hotstar; and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, which includes several theme parks, resort hotels, and cruise lines around the world. Disney is one of the biggest and best-known companies in the world, and has been ranked number 53 on the 2022 Fortune 500 list of biggest companies in the United States by revenue. Since its founding, the company has won 135 Academy Awards, 26 of which have been awarded to Walt. The company has been said to have produced some of the greatest films of all time, as well as revolutionizing the theme park industry. Disney has been criticized for supposed plagiarism, depicting racial stereotypes in the past, and both including and lacking LGBT-related elements in its films. The company, which has been public since 1940, trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with ticker symbol DIS and has been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1991. In August 2020, just under two-thirds of the stock was owned by large financial institutions.

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  1. disney

    Disney refers to The Walt Disney Company, a global entertainment conglomerate founded in 1923 by Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney. The company is known for its film and television productions, particularly those featuring its iconic cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Disney also operates theme parks and resorts world-wide, such as Disneyland and Disney World, and channels like Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+. They are also responsible for producing numerous critically acclaimed films and shows through its various studios like Pixar, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DISNEY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Disney is ranked #9006 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Disney surname appeared 3,631 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Disney.

    91.8% or 3,334 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 92 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 85 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 81 total occurrences were Black.
    0.5% or 20 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. diynes

  2. Sidney

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Disney in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Disney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Disney in a Sentence

  1. Laura Martin:

    Disney couldn't do this, and Apple couldn't do this. They're run by committee, if it was a company run by committee, they would have to react, because the committee — the board of directors — would be threatening to fire the CEO to protect revenue. That doesn't have to happen here.

  2. Ken Griffin:

    I have no qualms with the very public fight, but the revocation of Disney's special tax district felt like retribution.

  3. Ryan Coogler:

    As avid consumers of television, we couldn't be happier to be launching our television business with Bob Iger, Dana Walden and all the amazing studios under the Disney umbrella. We look forward to learning, growing, and building a relationship with audiences all over the world through the Disney platforms, we are especially excited that we will be taking our first leap with Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso and their partners at Marvel Studios where we will be working closely with them on select MCU shows for Disney +. We're already in the mix on some projects that we can't wait to share.

  4. Tracy Howell:

    Disney World has a really good alligator program.

  5. King Lip:

    I'm a consumer of both services and I can tell you that what my kids watch on Netflix is not what they watch on Disney+. Now I get it, and the market is reacting to that, appreciating the shares of both companies.

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