I. biographical name Gouverneur 1752-1816 American statesman & diplomat II. biographical name Robert 1734-1806 American financier & statesman III. biographical name William 1834-1896 English poet, artist, & socialist

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  • Morris — may refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Places 3 Other uses 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Morris — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Robert Tappan Morris, ein Informatiker und Autor des gleichnamigen Computerwurms Morris steht außerdem für Morris (Name) – dort auch Namensträger Morris (Comiczeichner), belgischer Comiczeichner… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Morris — Morris, Charles W. Morris, Desmond John Morris, William * * * (as used in expressions) Brandes, Georg (Morris Cohen) Goldwater, Barry M(orris) Hillquit, Morris Morris Hillkowitz Hunt, Richard Morris Lapidus, Morris L …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Morris —   [ mɔrɪs],    1) Charles William, amerikanischer Philosoph, * Denver (Colorado) 23. 5. 1901, ✝ Gainesville (Fla.) 15. 1. 1979; war 1931 47 Professor an der University of Chicago, 1958 71 in Gainesville (Fla.); einer der Begründer der modernen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Morris — Morris, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 591 Housing Units (2000): 284 Land area (2000): 0.729291 sq. miles (1.888856 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007885 sq. miles (0.020421 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.737176 sq. miles (1.909277 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • MORRIS — (1923 ) Il est rare qu’un auteur de bandes dessinées consacre toute sa carrière à une seule série. Cette situation exceptionnelle est celle du dessinateur belge Morris (pseudonyme de Maurice De Bevere, né à Courtrai le 1er décembre 1923),… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Morris™ — [Morris] a British car company started in 1912 near Oxford by William Morris, later Lord Nuffield. The first car it produced was the Morris Oxford, which was very popular. It also produced MG cars. In 1949 the company began production of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Morris — Mor ris, n. [Sp. morisco Moorish, fr. Moro a Moor: cf. F. moresque, It. moresca.] 1. A Moorish dance, usually performed by a single dancer, who accompanies the dance with castanets. [1913 Webster] 2. A dance formerly common in England, often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morris — Morris, William (1834 96) a British artist, ↑craftsman, writer, and supporter of social change. Morris was a Socialist who disliked the development of ↑mass production in factories, and tried to support traditional methods of making things. He… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Morris — m 1 English: variant of MAURICE (SEE Maurice). The spelling Morris was quite common as a given name in the Middle Ages, but it fell out of use and was readopted in modern times, in part from the surname earlier derived from the given name. 2… …   First names dictionary

  • Morris — surname and masc. proper name, in some cases representing MAURICE (Cf. Maurice) (common form Morice, or a nickname, Moorish, for onme who is swarthy. As a style of furniture, wallpaper, etc., 1880, in reference to poet and craftsman William… …   Etymology dictionary

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