Definition of Bloch

1. Noun. United States composer (born in Switzerland) who composed symphonies and chamber music and choral music and a piano sonata and an opera (1880-1959).

Exact synonyms: Ernest Bloch
Generic synonyms: Composer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bloch

Blind Freddy
Blissus leucopterus
Bloc Quebecois
Bloch (current term)
Bloch's reaction
Bloch-Sulzberger disease
Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome
Blocq's disease
Blood in the Water
Bloodless Revolution
Bloody Caesar
Bloody Caesars

Literary usage of Bloch

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1. The Genera of Fishes ...: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1917)
"Cichla Bloch & Schneider, 336; type CICHLA OCELLARIS Bloch & Schneider as restricted by Heckel, 1840. Name to be changed if CICLA Klein is eligible. ..."

2. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"(Bloch, Abh. der ... Bloch, Ausländische Fische, xii, 114 : fide GUI.) Snout not produced into a ... Bloch. Color plain, or with dusky bands on the back. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"After various other agreements and stipulations contained in the act between the Dragons and Bloch, a final clause was inserted containing an agreement or ..."

4. Documents Relating to the Program of the First Hague Peace Conference: Laid by August von Daehne van Varick (1921)
"In abridged form it has been translated into English by RC Long as The Future oj War in its Technical, Economic and Political Relations,. 1 Johann von Bloch ..."

5. Pamphlet by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Division of International Law (1914)
"Johann von Bloch, Der Krieg, Berlin, 1899, vol. vi. The above extract appears at pages 42 et seq. of a pamphlet entitled Der Krieg der Zukunft; ..."

6. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"We find numerous additional species from Bloch, but of too little importance, and too imperfectly described, to detain us. We find also several of the ..."

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