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ˈʰwɪt ni, ˈwɪt-Whit·ney

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Whitney, Eli Whitneynoun

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

  2. Whitney, Mount Whitneynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Whitneynoun

    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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  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

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  1. Al Baker:

    We will only accept it when we are fully satisfied that it can operate efficiently and safely at Qatar operations (and) ... once we get sufficient performance guarantees and undertakings from both Airbus and Pratt & Whitney, we are at the threshold of the walk-away clause in our contract, but I hope we will not have to exercise this.

  2. Michael Tarashuk:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Brian Becker:

    Whitney Houston was a talent beyond words, and Whitney Houston influence and artistry transcended all boundaries - music, fashion, and film, whitney Houston career inspired so many musicians across all genres and generations and we are honored that Whitney Houston family is entrusting part of her legacy to us. We look forward to working with them and helping to share Whitney Houston magnificent gift with audiences of all generations.

  5. Alison Berry Wilkinson:

    During that meeting, Captain Whitney wanted all supervisors to inspect their subordinates' uniforms and collect badges.

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