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ˈʰwɪt ni, ˈwɪt-Whit·ney

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Whitney, Eli Whitney(noun)

    United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)

  2. Whitney, Mount Whitney(noun)

    the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)

Wiktionary

  1. Whitney(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname, popular in the 1980s and 1990s.

Freebase

  1. Whitney

    Whitney is the second studio album by American R&B/pop singer Whitney Houston, released in the United States on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records as the follow-up to her best selling debut album, Whitney Houston. She became an international star with this album, which made her the era's top female star. Whitney was certified 9× platinum by the RIAA on November 29, 1995. The album met the expectations of many people and was sensationally popular after its release. With this album, Houston set historic records on the charts. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart the issue of June 27, 1987, becoming the first album by a female artist, and only the fifth album by a solo artist. The album remained at the top for eleven consecutive weeks, creating a record; the most cumulative weeks at number one on the albums chart by a female artist during 1980s. Its first four singles—"I Wanna Dance with Somebody", "Didn't We Almost Have It All", "So Emotional" and "Where Do Broken Hearts Go"—all peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making her the first female artist to achieve that feat. Along with three straight number one singles from the debut album, they established an unprecedented seven consecutive number one hits by a performer, surpassing the Beatles and the Bee Gees. As well as in United States, the album and the first single, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody", were enormous hits worldwide, topping the charts in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and mainland Europe.

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How to pronounce Whitney?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say Whitney in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whitney in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whitney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Whitney in a Sentence

  1. Whitney Cummings:

    Washington, D.C., you are the first crowd to meet Robot Whitney.

  2. Pat Houston:

    The Estate of Whitney Houston is more than elated to be involved with a group of people that are as passionate about Whitney's life story as we are. Whitney's legacy deserves only the best that can be given, i stand with the hearts of these partners being the chosen ones to produce a film that's uplifting and inspiring to all that loved Whitney Houston sister-in-law, giving you a reason to continue to celebrate The Voice that we all fell in love with and will cherish forever !

  3. Al Baker:

    We will not cancel the A320neo order. Our relations with Airbus are very strong. We have full confidence in the neo programme but yes, we could cancel the entire Pratt & Whitney order.

  4. Pat Houston:

    She adored her audiences and that's why we know she would have loved this holographic theatrical concept, an event at this level is something special and Base Hologram's track record to be fully authentic and respectful made them the perfect partner. This upcoming tour will allow audiences to experience Whitney's amazing voice and passion for music for a long time to come and help them share that magic with future generations.

  5. Michael Tarashuk:

    I wanted to show support to the Houston family and for Whitney Houston, i was here three years ago for Whitney Houston.

Images & Illustrations of Whitney

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