Definition of Ellison

1. Noun. United States novelist who wrote about a young Black man and his struggles in American society (1914-1994).

Exact synonyms: Ralph Ellison, Ralph Waldo Ellison
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Ellison

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

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Literary usage of Ellison

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"There were other plaintiffs, who were the children of Mary AE Ellison, but the court held that suit by them was premature, and, as no exception challenges ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"Sd. to Margaret Clavering, then to the annuities of IS0/, or 90/.; then to pay all the children of Ellison during the life of Margaret Clavering the yearly ..."

3. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Frederick Thomas White, Owen Davies Tudor, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1859)
"8rf. to Margaret Clavering; then to the annuities of £180, or £90; then to pay all the children of Ellison, during the life of Margaret Clavering, ..."

4. The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow: Being Anecdotes of by Rees Howell Gronow, Joseph Grego (1892)
"During this not very agreeable duty, a shout was heard from Lord Saltoun, who called us to witness a bet he had made with Bob Ellison, that he, Ellison, ..."

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