Definition of Morrison

1. Noun. United States rock singer (1943-1971).

Exact synonyms: James Douglas Morrison, Jim Morrison
Generic synonyms: Rock Star

2. Noun. United States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931).
Exact synonyms: Chloe Anthony Wofford, Toni Morrison
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Morrison

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morrison

Morquio's disease
Morquio's syndrome
Morquio-Ullrich disease
Morris chair
Morris column
Morris columns
Morrison (current term)
Morrow's honeysuckle
Morse code
Morse function
Morse functions
Morse theory
Morton's neuralgia

Literary usage of Morrison

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1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciencesby New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"T>:rt 1'age Section of the Morrison and Sundance formations in east bluff of North Platte River, Wyoming 89 Section of the Morrison formation on Red Creek, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"and loaned to said defendant on the 21at day of December, 1812, and which claim and de mand of said Morrison was, by virtue of an ..."

3. A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and by John Foster Kirk, Kirk, John Foster, 1824-1904, Samuel Austin Allibone (1891)
"Morrison, Gilbert It. The Ventilation and Warming of School-Buildings, ... Morrison, H. The Tourist's Guide to Sutherland and Caithness: with Notes, Lon., ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"Morrison. Morrison to Ward was general, of all his property, ... The deed of trust referred to certain previous deeds of trust which Morrison had executed, ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"But Morrison contends that because the surface was Included In the sale with the coal, whereas the written option was for the coal only, the sale was made ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"FM O'D. MORRIS, SIE WILLIAM (1602-1676), secretary of state. [See MORICE.] Morrison was identified by Brewster and others with the writer of a letter in the ..."

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