Russell

Definitions of Russell
  1. noun
    United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
    synonyms: Charles Taze Russell
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    religious leader
    leader of a religious order
  2. noun
    Irish writer whose pen name was A.E. (1867-1935)
    synonyms: A.E., George William Russell
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    example of:
    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  3. noun
    English film director (born in 1927)
  4. noun
    United States basketball center (born in 1934)
    synonyms: Bill Russell, William Felton Russell
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    center
    (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
  5. noun
    English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
    synonyms: Bertrand Arthur William Russell, Bertrand Russell, Earl Russell
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    example of:
    logician, logistician
    a person skilled at symbolic logic
    philosopher
    a specialist in philosophy
  6. noun
    United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)
    synonyms: Henry Norris Russell, Henry Russell
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    example of:
    astronomer, stargazer, uranologist
    a physicist who studies astronomy
  7. noun
    United States entertainer remembered for her roles in comic operas (1861-1922)
    synonyms: Lillian Russell
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    example of:
    singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer
    a person who sings
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