I. biographical name John Sholto 1844-1900 8th Marquess & Earl of Queensberry Scottish boxing patron II. biographical name Stephen Arnold 1813-1861 American politician III. biographical name William Orville 1898-1980 American jurist IV. geographical name town United Kingdom capital of Isle of Man population 22,214

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  • Douglas — Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Michael Kirk ► C. cap. de la isla británica de Man, en su costa SE, en el mar de Irlanda; 20 368 h. * * * (as used in expressions) Adrian, Edgar Douglas Bradbury, Ray (Douglas) Douglas, Aaron Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Michael …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Douglas —    DOUGLAS, a market town and parish, in the Upper ward of the county of Lanark; including the village of Uddington, and containing 2467 inhabitants, of whom 1313 are in the town of Douglas, 5 miles (S. S. E.) from Crawfordjohn, and 40½ (S. W. by …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Douglas — Douglas, WY U.S. city in Wyoming Population (2000): 5288 Housing Units (2000): 2385 Land area (2000): 5.109350 sq. miles (13.233154 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.141405 sq. miles (0.366236 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.250755 sq. miles (13.599390… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • douglas — ● douglas nom masculin (de D. Douglas, nom propre) Conifère à croissance rapide, originaire de l Oregon, où il atteint 100 m de haut, et caractérisé par l odeur de citronnelle de ses aiguilles. (Le douglas a été introduit en France vers 1840. Il… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Douglas — family name (late 12c.), later masc. personal name, from Gael. Dubh glas the dark water, name of a place in Lanarkshire. Douglas fir named for David Douglas (1798 1834), Scottish botanist who first recorded it in Pacific Northwest, 1825. Douglas… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Douglas — m Scottish and English: transferred use of the surname borne by what was one of the most powerful families in Scotland, the earls of Douglas and of Angus, also notorious in earlier times as Border reivers. Today this name is sometimes assumed to… …   First names dictionary

  • Douglas — Douglas1 [dug′ləs] n. [< Gael, lit., black stream] a masculine name: dim. Doug Douglas2 [dug′ləs] 1. Sir James 1286? 1330; Scot. military leader: called Black Douglas 2. Sir James 1358? 88; Scot. military leader 3. (George) Norman 1868 1952;… …   English World dictionary

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