Definition of Donnean

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or in the manner of John Donne.

Exact synonyms: Donnian
Partainyms: Donne, Donne
Derivative terms: Donne, Donne



Definition of Donnean

1. Adjective. Of or relating to (w John Donne) (1572–1631), English poet, satirist, lawyer, and priest. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Donnean

Donders' pressure
Donders' rings
Donegal
Donets Basin
Donetsk
Donetske
Dongguan
Dongola
Donizetti
Donkin
Donn Cuailnge
Donna
Donnan equilibrium
Donne
Donne's corpuscle
Donnean
Donnian
Donnie
Donny
Donovan
Donovan's bodies
Dons
Doolittle
Doom
Doomsday Book
Doomsday Device
Doomsday Devices

Literary usage of Donnean

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1. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"Code Noir, Edit du mois de Political History of the United States, donnean mois de Mars 1724, art. 10, J Brevard, Digest of the Public p. 288 sq. ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1849)
"... imd donnean, which were adopted by Pothier. (See the history of the law on this subject, as given by Troplong, Cautionnement, sec. 281 et seq. ..."

3. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1884)
"donnean, 9 Allen, 140, where It was also held that evidence of express representations of chastity was unnecessary. In Baiter r. Baker, 13 Cal 87. the child ..."

4. Proceedings (1903)
"M. l'abbé donnean. — En ce cas, votre premier vœu, tendant à l'enlèvement de la direction des patronages au clergé, n'a plus de raison d'être. ..."

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