Morgan

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɔːɡən/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(môrgən)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Mor•gan  (môrgən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Dog and Cat Breedsone of a breed of light carriage and saddle horses descended from the stallion Justin Morgan.
  • named after the original sire owned by Justin Morgan (1747–98), a New England teacher 1865–70

Mor•gan  (môrgən),USA pronunciation n. 
    Charles Lang•bridge  (môrgən),USA pronunciation 1894–1958, English novelist and critic.
  1. BiographicalDaniel, 1736–1802, American Revolutionary general.
  2. BiographicalSir Henry, 1635?–88, Welsh buccaneer in the Americas.
  3. BiographicalJohn Hunt, 1826–64, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
  4. J(ohn) P(ier•pont)  (môrgən),USA pronunciation 1837–1913, U.S. financier and philanthropist.
  5. Biographicalhis son  John Pierpont, 1867–1943, U.S. financier.
  6. BiographicalLewis Henry, 1818–81, U.S. ethnologist and anthropologist.
  7. BiographicalThomas Hunt, 1866–1945, U.S. zoologist: Nobel prize for medicine 1933.
  8. a male or female given name.

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Morgan /ˈmɔːɡən/ n
  1. Edwin (George). (1920–2010), Scottish poet, noted esp for his collection The Second Life (1968) and his many concrete and visual poems; appointed Scottish national poet 2004
  2. Sir Henry. 1635–88, Welsh buccaneer, who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English
  3. John Pierpont. 1837–1913, US financier, philanthropist, and art collector
  4. (Hywel) Rhodri (ˈrɒdrɪ). born 1939, Welsh Labour politician; first minister of Wales from 2000
  5. Thomas Hunt. 1866–1945, US biologist. He formulated the chromosome theory of heredity. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1933
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