Russell

Primary Meanings of Russell

1.
n
United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
2.
n
Irish writer whose pen name was A.E. (1867-1935)
3.
n
English film director (born in 1927)
4.
n
United States basketball center (born in 1934)
5.
n
English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
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n
United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)
7.
n
United States entertainer remembered for her roles in comic operas (1861-1922)
Full Definitions of Russell
1

n United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)

Synonyms:
Charles Taze Russell
Example of:
religious leader
leader of a religious order
2

n Irish writer whose pen name was A.E. (1867-1935)

Synonyms:
A.E., George William Russell
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
3

n English film director (born in 1927)

Synonyms:
Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell, Ken Russell
Example of:
film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker
a producer of motion pictures
4

n United States basketball center (born in 1934)

Synonyms:
Bill Russell, William Felton Russell
Example of:
center
(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
5

n English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)

Synonyms:
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, Bertrand Russell, Earl Russell
Example of:
logician, logistician
a person skilled at symbolic logic
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy
6

n United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)

Synonyms:
Henry Norris Russell, Henry Russell
Example of:
astronomer, stargazer, uranologist
a physicist who studies astronomy
7

n United States entertainer remembered for her roles in comic operas (1861-1922)

Synonyms:
Lillian Russell
Example of:
singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer
a person who sings

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