Definition of Paterson

1. Noun. American Revolutionary leader (born in Ireland) who was a member of the Constitutional Convention (1745-1806).

Exact synonyms: William Patterson
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader

2. Noun. A city of northeastern New Jersey.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, Nj

Definition of Paterson

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paterson

Patagonian Desert
Patagonian tinamou
Patagonian tinamous
Patagonian weasel
Patein's albumin
Patella vulgata
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Paterson's Curse
Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome
Paterson-Kelly syndrome
Pathet Lao
Patois virus
Paton's lines

Literary usage of Paterson

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"paterson latterly lived so retired a life that, when Edward Mogg brought out a ' re- ... The eighteenth and last edition came out in 1829. paterson died ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1904)
"DOCUMENTS Papers of William paterson on the Federal Convention, 178 J WILLIAM paterson is generally remembered as- one of the leaders of the Small State ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"paterson. Ever since we march ed from Lander. paterson. I remember it was the first night и е marched from Dalkeith. Serj. Skinner. What time was that ? ..."

4. Annual Report by American Tract Society (1854)
"paterson, NJ Colt, Robert Oliver, paterson, NJ iolt, Sarah, paterson, NJ 'olt, ... Colt,* HL, Jun., paterson, NJ Colt, John C., Cheraw, SC Colt, Hon. ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"In contrast with that idea, the paterson plan, in its first resolution, ... The paterson resolutions, proposing what was called a "purely federal" plan, ..."

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