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)
transferred from the surname.
The capital of the Isle of Man.
Origin: From a place name, dubh + glas.
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
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.
Etymology and Origins
From its situation at the juncture of the two streams, the Dhoo, black, and Glass, grey.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3952
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Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4139
The numerical value of Douglas in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Douglas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of Douglas in a Sentence
Kirk Douglas: Mine hit the ground first. John Wayne: Mine was taller.
There are many layers of government that Douglas Smith might not assume are involved.
After last night's debate, the reputation of Messieurs Lincoln and Douglas is secure.
There are a lot of people who are really freaked out, douglas Holtz-Eakin seems to be winging it.
[ Stoneman Douglas ] is Stoneman Douglas ; it was like hearing that someone invaded your home, i lived there in high school.
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