I. biographical name Ethan 1738-1789 American Revolutionary soldier II. biographical name William 1532-1594 English cardinal III. biographical name Woody 1935- originally Allen Stewart Konigsberg American writer, actor, director IV. geographical name city N Texas N of Dallas population 43,554

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  • Allen — bezeichnet: den Allen Test den Trivialnamen der chemischen Verbindung Propadien einen Familiennamen, siehe Allen (Familienname) Hurrikan Allen, Hurrikan Orte: in Deutschland: Ortsteil der Stadt Hamm im Stadtbezirk Rhynern in Irland: Bog of Allen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Allen — is an English name and surname which means little rock. Variant spellings include Alan, Allan, etc. The noble family of this surname, from which a branch went to Portugal, is descended of one Alanus de Buckenhall.Allen may refer to: People* Allen …   Wikipedia

  • Allen — Allen, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 411 Housing Units (2000): 180 Land area (2000): 0.374826 sq. miles (0.970795 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.374826 sq. miles (0.970795 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Allen — allén (ant.) adv. Allende. * * * allén. adv. l. p. us. allende (ǁ de la parte de allá). * * * Allen, Woody * * * (as used in expressions) Allen, Ethan Allen, Richa …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Allen — (Allen Stewart Konigsberg, dit Woody) (né en 1935) acteur, cinéaste et écrivain américain, représentant de l humour juif new yorkais: Annie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979), Alice (1990), Harry dans tous ses états (1997) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ALLEN — vox, quam Ludovicus II. Dux Burbonensis Symboli locô usurpavit; quod tamen postea dimisit, vice usurpans eius vocabulum, ESPERANCE, i. e. Spes. Legitur autem vox illa Allen characteribus aureis transversatie exarata, in scuto argenteo, in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Allen — masc. proper name, variant of ALAN (Cf. Alan) (q.v.). In reference to wrench, key, screw, etc. with hexagonal socket or head, 1913, from the Allen Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut, U.S …   Etymology dictionary

  • Allen — Allen, William, s. Alan (in den Nachträgen) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Allen — (spr. älln), Grant, engl. Naturforscher, geb. 24. Febr. 1848 zu Kingston (Kanada), gest. 28. Okt. 1899 in Surrey; eifriger Darwinist (»Physiological aesthetics«, »The evolutionist at large«, »Flowers and their pedigrees«, »Story of the plants«… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Allen — Allen, Wilhelm, 1532 geb. zu Rossal in Lancashire, Priester und Professor zu Oxford unter Königin Maria, zur Flucht genöthigt unter Königin Elisabeth. Als diese verbot in England kath. Priester zu bilden und zu weihen, damit die kath.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Allen — m Scottish and English: variant spelling of ALAN (SEE Alan), in Britain generally found only as a surname, but in the United States equally common as a given name …   First names dictionary

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