Definition of Armstrong

1. Noun. United States astronaut; the first man to set foot on the Moon (July 20, 1969) (1930-).

Exact synonyms: Neil Armstrong
Generic synonyms: Astronaut, Cosmonaut, Spaceman

2. Noun. United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971).
Exact synonyms: Louis Armstrong, Satchmo
Generic synonyms: Jazz Musician, Jazzman, Cornetist, Trumpeter

Definition of Armstrong

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English from=Middle English dot=), originally a nickname for someone with strong arms. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Armstrong

Arminian Baptist
Arminian Church
Armistice Day
Armoracia rusticana
Army High Performance Computing Research Center
Army Intelligence
Army National Guard
Army for the Liberation of Rwanda
Army of Muhammad
Army of the Confederacy
Army of the Pure
Army of the Righteous
Arna Wendell Bontemps
Arndt's law

Literary usage of Armstrong

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, John Leach (1834)
"business of aa pawnbroker, which Robert armstrong then carried on , i in Baldwin's Gardens, it was witnessed that Samuel S. thereby con- Warner and Robert ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Sir ALEXANDER armstrong, KCB, was of Irish parentage, his father being Mr. A. armstrong, of Graham, co. Fermanagh. He was born 1818, educated at Trinity ..."

3. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"So they did as he commanded, and they bore their mates to land With the figurehead of armstrong and the good sword in his hand. Then they turned the Long ..."

4. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1921)
"armstrong is, beyond all doubt, the most remarkable poet of the school of ... Both Shakespeare and Spenser were sufficiently attractive to armstrong when he ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1811)
"Mr. armstrong presents lib compliments to M. De Champagny, and begs leave to inform ... On leaving Paris, Mr. armstrong thinks proper to Mule his regret, ..."

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