Hogan, Ben Hogan, William Benjamin Hogan(noun)
United States golfer who won many major golf tournaments (1912-1997)
a Navajo lodge covered with earth; traditionally built with the entrance facing east
A one-room Navajo dwelling or ceremonial lodge.
Origin: From hooghan.
A hogan is the primary traditional home of the Navajo people. Other traditional structures include the summer shelter, the underground home, and the sweat house. A hogan is usually round and cone-shaped, but they may also be square. A traditional hogan is made of wood and packed mud and earth in varying amounts, with the door facing east to welcome the rising sun for good wealth and fortune. Today, while some older hogans are not still used as dwellings and others are maintained for ceremonial purposes, new hogans are rarely intended as family dwellings. Traditional structured hogans are also considered pioneers of energy efficient homes. Using packed mud against the entire wood structure, the home was kept cool by natural air ventilation and water sprinkled on the dirt ground inside. During the winter, the fireplace kept the inside warm for a long period of time and well into the night. This concept is called thermal mass.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hog′an, n. a kind of strong liquor. [Corr. of hogen-mogen—Dut. hoog en mogend, high and mighty.]
The numerical value of Hogan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Hogan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Hogan in a Sentence
Gov. Larry Hogan is a fighter, and we're confident he will fight this cancer head on.
I was totally Hulk Hogan [for the TMZ interview] because I wasn’t at home in my private house.
No, had you known that Hulk Hogan would be emotionally distressed by this publication, you would have still published it, correct?
The person Hogan really has to beat is Trump, if it’s a referendum on Hogan, he wins. If it’s a referendum on Trump, he a one-timer.
If they really want to distance themselves [from the Duggar family] they sever all ties. They do what the WWE did, which was completely sever all ties from Hulk Hogan.
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