Definition of O'Brien

1. Noun. Irish writer (born in 1932).

Exact synonyms: Edna O'brien
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



Definition of O'Brien

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Irish) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of O'Brien

Nysten's law
Nyunga
Nyungar
Nyx
Nzema
Nzima
Nîmes
Nørrebro
Nürnberg
O&S
O'
O'Beirne
O'Beirne's sphincter
O'Beirne's valve
O'Brien
O'Casey
O'Connor
O'Dare
O'Dwyer
O'Dwyer's tube
O'Flaherty
O'Hara
O'Hara forceps
O'Keeffe
O'Leary
O'Neill
O'Reilly
O'Toole
O'odham

Literary usage of O'Brien

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"As the Honourable Charles O'Brien he commanded a regiment of foot in James II's army in Ireland during 1089 and 1690, and in 1691 took over a cavalry ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"That Daniel O'Brien did not then have title is not material, inasmuch as the ... But the boundary lines of the Rich deed to Melville N. O'Brien include 13.8 ..."

3. Who's who by Henry Robert Addison, Charles Henry Oakes, William John Lawson, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1897)
"103 Queen's Gate, SW O'Brien, Hon. Lucius William, es of 14th Baron Inchiquin ; 6. 1864 ; m. ... O'Brien, Hon. William HRE Turlough, 3rd s. of 13th Baron ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"and Elizabeth O'Brien to Philip O'Brien. This power of attorney granted power and authority to Philip O'Brien, on behalf of the other parties, ..."

5. The Chartist Movement by Mark Hovell (1918)
"O'Brien further conceived that O'Connor had behaved treacherously to him on the occasion of his trial in April 1840.2 For eighteen months O'Brien was ..."

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