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ˈdʌg ləsDou·glas

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Douglas, Stephen A. Douglas, Stephen Arnold Douglas, Little Giantnoun

    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)

Wiktionary

  1. Douglasnoun

    transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: From a place name, dubh + glas.

  2. Douglasnoun

    The capital of the Isle of Man.

    Etymology: From a place name, dubh + glas.

Freebase

  1. Douglas

    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

  1. Douglas

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. douglas

    An ancient noble family of Scotland. The earls of Douglas, the earls of Angus, and the earls of Morton belonged to this family. Sir James Douglas, surnamed “The Good,” was the founder of their fame and grandeur. He commanded the left wing at Bannockburn in 1314, and was killed by the Saracens in Spain about 1330, in a pilgrimage to Palestine. James the second, earl of Douglas, was a famous warrior, and was killed at the battle of Otterburn in 1388. Archibald the Grim, third earl, fought for the French at Poitiers, and died about 1400. He was succeeded by his son Archibald, fourth earl, who displayed great courage at the battle of Shrewsbury (1403), where he fought against Henry IV., and rendered important services to Charles VII. of France, who rewarded him with the duchy of Touraine. He was killed at the battle of Verneuil, in France, in 1424.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Douglas

    From its situation at the juncture of the two streams, the Dhoo, black, and Glass, grey.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3952

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Douglas' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4139

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Douglas in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Douglas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Douglas in a Sentence

  1. Oasis Bhaju:

    The hippies were here many years ago, someone suggested this name to my father saying it would bring him good luck. I think people like it because it reminds them of Douglas Adams' book.

  2. Jennia Taylor:

    [ Stoneman Douglas ] is Stoneman Douglas ; it was like hearing that someone invaded your home, i lived there in high school.

  3. Ted Deutch:

    The fact is that the families and the student survivors from Stoneman Douglas have spent the past almost nine months forcing this issue into the center of the political debate, that's why you've seen so many ads. That's why you've seen marches not just in Washington but all around the country. And that's why so many of my soon-to-be former colleagues were defeated because, for years, they thought that they could ignore arguments from families and gun safety advocates and sit back and comfortable receive gun company money, and think they would be protected.

  4. Carlos Rodriguez:

    That's the only thing that's keeping us Douglas students alive right now: the distraction of fighting for our rights and advocating for our lives.

  5. Stephan Brown:

    We still have a ways to go, douglas C-47's probably going to take a million dollars -- a million and a half dollars -- to totally get this airplane rebuilt from the ground up so Douglas C-47 can last for 75 or 100 more years.

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