Brennan
biographical name William Joseph, Jr. 1906-1997 American jurist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • brennan — *brennan germ., stark. Verb: nhd. brennen; ne. burn (Verb); Rekontruktionsbasis: got., an., ae., afries., as., ahd.; Vw.: s. *an , *far , *uz ; Hinweis: s. *branda ; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • Brennan — [bren′ən] William J(oseph), Jr. 1906 97; U.S. jurist: associate justice, Supreme Court (1956 90) …   English World dictionary

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  • Brennan — This is an Anglicized form of two distinct Gaelic Irish surnames: O Braonain and MacBranan. The gaelic prefix O indicated male descendant of , plus braon , a tear or drop , possibly meaning sorrow in this case. Mac means son of , plus bran , a… …   Surnames reference

  • Brennan — /ˈbrɛnən/ (say brenuhn) noun 1. Christopher John, 1870–1932, Australian symbolist poet and scholar; works include the collections Poems 1913 (1914) and A Chant of Doom, and Other Verses (1918). 2. Frank Tenison, born 1954, Australian Roman… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Brennan — /bren euhn/, n. William Joseph, Jr., 1906 97, U.S. lawyer and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1956 90. * * * …   Universalium

  • Brennan — noun a) from descendant of Braonáin , which is a diminutive of braon moisture, drop . b) of mostly American usage, from the surname, or a variant of Brendan …   Wiktionary

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