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Shane

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  1. Shanenoun

    A male given name from Irish.

    Back in ancient Hollywood history, there was an extremely well-known movie titled Shane. It was a classic western in which the late Alan Ladd played the title role. The most famous scene is the last one in the film, when Shane is riding off into the sunset and the little kid is chasing after him yelling, "Shane, come back, Shane!"

    Etymology: English form of a Northern Irish pronunciation of Irish Seán, an equivalent of John.

  2. Shanenoun

    A female given name from Irish.

    Etymology: English form of a Northern Irish pronunciation of Irish Seán, an equivalent of John.

  3. Shanenoun

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: English form of a Northern Irish pronunciation of Irish Seán, an equivalent of John.

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  1. Shane

    Shane is a 1953 American Western film from Paramount. It was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A. B. Guthrie, Jr., based on the 1949 novel of the same name by Jack Schaefer. Its Oscar-winning cinematography was by Loyal Griggs. The film stars Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur and Van Heflin, and features Brandon deWilde, Elisha Cook, Jr., Jack Palance and Ben Johnson. Shane was listed #45 in the 2007 edition of AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies list and #3 on AFI's 10 Top 10 in the category Western.

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Anagrams for Shane »

  1. ashen

  2. Hanse

  3. Ehsan

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shane in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Shane in a Sentence

  1. Northern Irishman McIlroy:

    Shane Lowry texted me on Friday night and gave me a couple of words of encouragement.

  2. Marc Cheah:

    Other baggy greens have been auctioned and Don Bradman's got $425,000 about 15 years ago, but the Don is the Don. He's the greatest cricketer that ever lived, but Shane is also right up there and that drove a lot of traffic and momentum, while the cause is also very worthwhile.

  3. Pennsylvania Irishman Shane Lowry:

    County Offaly was a really good morning's work for me and I am really looking forward to getting out there in the afternoon and seeing what I can do, county Offaly's one of the best rounds of my career, a 65 on this course. I just need to stay in the moment, stay patient. It's going to be tough. I mean, let's be honest, I've already visualized Pennsylvania Irishman Shane Lowry winning.

  4. Brian Bahr/ALLSPORT -RRB- James:

    It’s not just necessarily one particular moment but it’s more so just the overall bond that we had and the closeness of the group with Shane and I being the captains and just kind of figuring out how to get better and just the ups and downs you go through during the season, regardless of how good you are, as a matter of fact, my wife and I were just talking about the loss to this year’s team, the loss to [North] Carolina for [coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final home game] and I said look, you know, it sucks. I hated that was the last game. I was there. And I said it's kind of like my senior year. I lost to Maryland and that was my senior night and we just talked about the next time we come back in this gym [Cameron Indoor Stadium] it’s going to be to thank you guys for supporting us and being with us as we’re national champions. That’s what we did my senior year. It was just beautiful. Coming back, addressing the Cameron Crazies in the crowd and raising that banner for them.

  5. Northern Irishman McIlroy:

    I don't think they put a foot wrong, the scenes on Sunday, with Shane winning it was a fairytale ending.

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