Definition of Clark
1. Noun. United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838).
2. Noun. United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984).
3. Noun. United States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-2005).
4. Noun. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-).
Generic synonyms: Pol, Political Leader, Politician, Politico
Definition of Clark
1. Proper noun. (non-gloss definition (surname A=An English occupational from=Middle English dot=), variant of Clarke, for someone who was either a scribe or priest / cleric) ¹
2. Proper noun. (non-gloss definition (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname.) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Clark
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"His elder brother, EDWIN- clark ( 1>14- 1894), after acting as mathematical master at Brook Green, and then as a surveyor in the west of England, ..."
2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1888)
"John clark d. 21 Oct. 1749 in 50th. yr. 103. Hannah, wife of Roger clark, d. ... Mary wife of Mr. Wm. clark d. 17 May 1754 in 31st yr. 106. Ezra clark d. ..."
3. The Law Reports by Great Britain Court of Chancery, George Wirgman Hemming (1872)
"J.HIS suit was instituted by the Plaintiffs on behalf of themselves and all other the creditors of James clark the elder against the said James clark the ..."
4. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1903)
"George Rogers clark and the Kaskaskia Campaign, 1777—1778. THE transcripts of the following documents are kindly furnished by Secretary Thwaites, ..."
5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"clark could not acknowledge it to the world without injuring her, which no right-minded man under the circumstances would wish to do. ..."