I. biographical name James Schoolcraft 1855-1912 vice president of the United States (1909-12) II. biographical name John 1823-1900 brother of W.T. American statesman III. biographical name Roger 1721-1793 American jurist & statesman IV. biographical name William Tecumseh 1820-1891 American general • Shermanesque adjective V. geographical name city NE Texas N of Dallas population 35,082

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  • Sherman — is a surname that originated in the Anglo Saxon language. It means a shearer of woolen garments, being derived from the words scearra , or shears , and mann , or man . The name is cognate with Sharman, Shearman and Shurman. Sherman has also been… …   Wikipedia

  • Sherman — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Sherman (Connecticut) Sherman (Illinois) Sherman (Maine) Sherman (Mississippi) Sherman (Stadt, New York) Sherman (Dorf, New York) Sherman (Texas) Sherman (South Dakota) Sherman (Wisconsin)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sherman — Sherman, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 714 Housing Units (2000): 316 Land area (2000): 0.829830 sq. miles (2.149249 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.829830 sq. miles (2.149249… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sherman —   [ ʃəːmən],    1) Cindy, amerikanische Fotografin, * Glen Ridge (N. J.) 19. 1. 1954; befasst sich in ihren großformatigen Arbeiten, in denen sie selbst als Modell für die Großaufnahmen fungiert, mit Klischeevorstellungen über die Frau. In der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sherman — Sherman, John * * * (as used in expressions) Sherman, Cindy Sherman, John Sherman, ley antimonopolio Sherman, Roger Sherman, William Tecumseh Snyder, Gary (Sherman) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sherman — type of U.S. medium tank used in World War II, 1942, named for U.S. Civil War Gen. William T. Sherman (1820 1891). The surname is from O.E. scearra shears + mann man; hence shearer of woolen garments …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sherman — Sherman, Hauptort der Grafschaft Grayson im Staate Texas (Nordamerika), an einer großen, fruchtbaren Prairie, 1836 angelegt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sherman — (spr. schöhrmĕn), William Tecumseh, amerik. General, geb. 8. Febr. 1820 zu Lancaster (Ohio), nahm im amerik. Bürgerkriege 1863 an der Belagerung von Vicksburg teil, führte 1864 und 1865 mehrere siegreiche Streifzüge aus, eroberte 13. April 1865… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sherman — m English: transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages as an occupational name for someone who trimmed the nap of woollen cloth after it had been woven. It represents a compound of the Old English elements scēara shears +… …   First names dictionary

  • Sherman — (William Tecumseh) (1820 1891) général américain (nordiste) de la guerre de Sécession. Il dirigea la Grande Marche vers la mer (déc. 1864) à travers la Géorgie, qui décida de la victoire finale des fédéraux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sherman — [shʉr′mən] 1. John 1823 1900; U.S. statesman: brother of William 2. Roger 1721 93; Am. statesman: signer of the Declaration of Independence 3. William Tecumseh 1820 91; Union general in the Civil War …   English World dictionary

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