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Definitions for Morrison
ˈmɔr ə sən, ˈmɒr-mor·ri·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Morrison, Jim Morrison, James Douglas Morrisonnoun

    United States rock singer (1943-1971)

  2. Morrison, Toni Morrison, Chloe Anthony Woffordnoun

    United States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931)


  1. morrison

    Morrison is a common surname of Scottish and Irish origin. It derives from the patronymic form of the personal name Morris, meaning "son of Morris". This name is prevalent in the Northern part of Scotland known as Caithness. Notable people with the name Morrison include Jim Morrison, an American musician best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band The Doors, and Toni Morrison, an American novelist, essayist and editor. Morrison might also refer to various places, companies, or other entities depending on the context.


  1. Morrison

    The historic Town of Morrison is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. The population was 430 at the 2000 census. It is notably where Red Rocks Amphitheatre is located.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Morrison is ranked #250 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Morrison surname appeared 121,130 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 41 would have the surname Morrison.

    79.1% or 95,826 total occurrences were White.
    14.8% or 17,951 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 3,016 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 2,410 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 1,187 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 739 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Morrison in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Morrison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Morrison in a Sentence

  1. David Crosbie:

    There are two important things to say about Morrison. First, he does the work. He knows his brief. Second, you get the feeling that he is listening, he's not necessarily committing, but he is listening.

  2. Bill Maher:

    If that's what critical race theory means, if it means separating 5-year-olds by race and telling some you're oppressors and the others you're the oppressed and giving up on a colorblind society and resegregation and racism is the essence of America- then I'm out. I'm out on that, but I'm in on Toni Morrison, I'm in on acknowledging racism still persist.

  3. Bill Taylor:

    I believe this was the same conversation between Ambassador Ambassador Sondland and Donald Trump that Tim Morrison had described to me on September 7.

  4. Joy Summar-Smith:

    By the time [Morrison] came across Dr. Pepper he was married and he had a son.

  5. Scott Morrison:

    ( Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP, File) Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Zhaos tweet was utterly outrageous and a terrible slur against Australias military. It is truly repugnant. It is deeply offensive to every Australian, every Australian who has served in that uniform, he told reporters in Canberra. The Chinese government should be totally ashamed of this post. The Chinese government diminishes them in the worlds eyes. CHINESE STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIA FALL VICTIM TO VIRTUAL KIDNAPPING SCAMS : Prime Minister Scott Morrison said The Chinese government had contacted Twitter asking it to take the post down. The post had a warning tag on it by Monday afternoon but could still be viewed. Zhaos account comes with a Twitter label stating that its a Chinese government account. Despite China blocking Twitter and other U.S. social media platforms within the county, Chinese diplomats and state media have established a strong presence on them. Zhao Lijian was criticized by the U.S. in March after tweeting a conspiracy theory that U.S. soldiers may have brought the coronavirus to China. Zhao Lijian is considered a leading representative of Chinas high-pitched new strain of assertive foreign relations. Prime Minister Scott Morrison acknowledged there were tensions between China and Australia. But this is not how you deal with them.

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