Definition of Gillespie

1. Noun. United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993).

Exact synonyms: Dizzy Gillespie, John Birks Gillespie
Generic synonyms: Cornetist, Trumpeter



Definition of Gillespie

1. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gillespie

Giles Lytton Strachey
Gilgal
Gilgamesh
Gilgamish
Gilgit
Gilham
Gillam
Gillard
Gillatt
Gilles de la Tourette
Gilles de la Tourette's disease
Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
Gillespian
Gillespie (current term)
Gillet
Gillett
Gillette
Gillette's suspensory ligament
Gillham
Gilliam
Gilliam's operation
Gilliamesque
Gillian
Gilliatt
Gillies' operation
Gillmore needle
Gillott
Gillum

Literary usage of Gillespie

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Scottish divine, second son of John Gillespie (d. 12 Aug. 1627), minister of Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, and Lilias, daught er of Patrick Sim- son, ..."

2. Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 by Frank Marshall Eastman (1922)
"In the various interests of the community Mr. Gillespie takes little part, his professional ... Mr. and Mrs. Gillespie are the parents of two sons : James ..."

3. California Under Spain and Mexico, 1535-1847: A Contribution Toward the by Richman, Irving Berdine, 1881- (1911)
"The forces of Captain Gillespie, in passing to the port of San Pedro, ... Flores to Gillespie, Palo Verde, Oct. 4: Charges Gillespie with repairing his ..."

4. Poems of the English Race by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1921)
"Riding at dawn, riding alone, Gillespie left the town behind; "The Devil's abroad in ... Without a word, without a groan, Sudden and swift Gillespie turned; ..."

5. Personal Sketches of His Own Times by Jonah Barrington, Townsend Young (1871)
"As the circumstances attending the death of my younger brother, William Barrington, by the hand of the celebrated General Gillespie, whom Government has ..."

6. A History of Texas and Texans by Francis White Johnson, Ernest William Winkler (1914)
"It has been the lot *>f Charles B. Gillespie to have filled, ... In all these offices Mr. Gillespie has rendered a service well worthy of him in his ..."

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