Holmes


Holmes
I. biographical name Oliver Wendell 1809-1894 American physician & author II. biographical name Oliver Wendell 1841-1935 son of preceding American jurist

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  • Holmes — bezeichnet: einen Familiennamen, siehe Holmes (Familienname) ein Brettspiel, siehe Sherlock Holmes Criminal Cabinet eine US amerikanische Fernsehserie, siehe Holmes Yoyo den Kometen 17P/Holmes Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Holmes (Illinois)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Holmes — may refer to:* Holmes (surname) * Sherlock Holmes, a fictional detective * Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. * Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. * HOLMES 2, an IT system used by the police in the United Kingdom * 17P/Holmes, a comet;Places in the UK * Holmes,… …   Wikipedia

  • Holmes — Holmes, Sherlock * * * (as used in expressions) Holmes, Larry Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. McGuffey, William Holmes …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • HOLMES (O. W.) — HOLMES OLIVER WENDELL (1809 1894) Né à Cambridge, dans le Massachusetts, Oliver Wendell Holmes fit d’abord des études de droit à Harvard, avant d’entreprendre une carrière médicale à Paris et à Harvard, où il obtint son diplôme en 1936 et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Holmes — n. Sherlock Holmes, a fictitious detective in novels by A. Conan Doyle. Syn: Sherlock Holmes. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holmes — Holmes, Mycroft the elder brother of Sherlock Holmes, who appears in some of the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Mycroft, who is older than Sherlock, is cleverer than his younger brother but too lazy to be a detective. Holmes 2 Holmes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Holmes|i|an — «HOHM zee uhn», adjective. 1. characteristic of Sherlock Holmes, the fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 1930): »He has a Holmesian power of analysis and deduction, too (Punch). 2. of or having to do with the works of Sir… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holmes [2] — Holmes (spr. Hohms), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Florida (Nordamerika); 23 QM.; vom Choctawhatchee River durchflossen; Producte: Mais, Zucker, Baumwolle; wurde erst in neuerer Zeit aus Theilen der Grafschaften Walton u. Jackson gebildet; 1850: 1205… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • holmes — holmes·ian; holmes; …   English syllables

  • Holmes — [hōmz, hōlmz] 1. John Haynes [hānz] 1879 1964; U.S. clergyman & reformer 2. Oliver Wendell [wen′dəl] 1809 94; U.S. writer & physician 3. Oliver Wendell 1841 1935; associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court (1902 32): son of the writer 4. Sherlock see… …   English World dictionary

  • Holmes [1] — Holmes (spr. Hohms), 1) Robert, Prediger in Stanton, Dechant von Winchester; st. 1805 in Oxford; bekannt bes. als Herausgeber der Septuaginta (von der jedoch nur der Pentateuch u. der Prophet Daniel erschien), Oxf. 1798–1805, 5 Bde., Fol. 2)… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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