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ˈmɜr i, ˈmʌr iMur·ray

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Murray, Gilbert Murray, George Gilbert Aime Murphynoun

    British classical scholar (born in Australia) who advocated the League of Nations and the United Nations (1866-1957)

  2. Murray, James Murray, James Augustus Murray, James Augustus Henry Murray, Sir James Murray, Sir James Augustus Murray, Sir James Augustus Henry Murraynoun

    Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)

  3. Murray, Murray Rivernoun

    a southeast Australian river; flows westward and then south into the Indian Ocean at Adelaide


  1. Murraynoun

    A river in southeastern Australia, flowing 2,589 km (1,609 mi) to the Indian Ocean.

  2. Murraynoun

    Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. and elsewhere.

  3. Murraynoun

    A Scottish surname.

  4. Murraynoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

    Murray was the sort of name he might have expected his father to pick. Murray : not a family name, not a friend's name, not some old blowhard up in New Hampshire who'd sat around in the general store playing checkers and sucking his teeth. Murray was a name you couldn't do anything with. Murr — what the hell kind of nickname was that? The kids in second and third grade had certainly seen the name's possibilities. With the appropriate swishes and vocal flutings, they called him "Mary".

  5. Murraynoun

    A placename A river in southeastern Australia, flowing 2,589 km to the Indian Ocean. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. and elsewhere. A city, the county seat of Calloway County, Kentucky, United States.

  6. Etymology: Scottish surname derived from the place name Moray in NE Scotland, probably from old Celtic "sea + settlement".


  1. Murray

    Murray is a city situated on the Wasatch Front in the core of Salt Lake Valley in the U.S. state of Utah. Named for territorial governor Eli Murray, it is the state's fourteenth largest city. According to the 2010 census, Murray has approximately 46,746 residents. Murray is close to Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Sandy and West Jordan, Utah. Once teeming with heavy industry, Murray’s industrial sector now has little trace and has been replaced by major mercantile sectors. Known for its central location in Salt Lake County, Murray has been called the Hub of Salt Lake County. Murray is unlike most of its neighboring communities as it operates its own police, fire, power, water, library, and parks and recreation departments and has its own school district. While maintaining many of its own services, Murray has one of the lowest city tax rates in the state. Thousands of people each year visit Murray City Park for organized sports and its wooded areas. Murray is home to the Intermountain Medical Center, a huge medical campus that is also Murray’s largest employer. Murray has been designated a Tree City USA since 1977.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Murray in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Murray in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Murray in a Sentence

  1. Hamish Bond:

    In terms of an outside view, I guess it's a given, hamish Bond and Eric Murray have won 60-something races in a row and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to put pretty short odds on Hamish Bond and Eric Murray winning the next race.

  2. Jeanne Assam:

    I saw Matthew Murray coming through the doors, and I took cover, and I waited for Matthew Murray to get closer, i came out of cover, I identified Jeanne Assam and engaged Matthew Murray and took Matthew Murray down.

  3. Magdalena Rybarikova:

    To be honest, I enjoy watching more men's tennis, i think also for the spectators it's more enjoyable to watch - because it's huge names like Roger Federer and Andy Murray and I think they deserve to be on Centre Court.

  4. Reuters Gavin MacLeod:

    Lou Grant was wonderful, but I wouldn't believe myself in that role, but Murray, I thought I could do something with him.

  5. Robert Murray:

    Although a bankruptcy filing is not an easy decision, it became necessary to access liquidity and best position Murray Energy and its affiliates for the future of our employees and customers and our long term success.

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