Clark

noun
1. United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
Syn: ↑William Clark
Instance Hypernyms: ↑explorer, ↑adventurer
2. United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general
3. United States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-2005)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑psychologist
4. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑pol, ↑political leader

* * *

\\ˈklärk, -ȧk\
now dialect
variant of clerk

* * *

/klahrk/, n.
1. Alvan, 1804-87, and his son Alvan Graham, 1832-97, U.S. astronomers and telescope-lens manufacturers.
2. Champ /champ/, (James Beauchamp), 1850-1921, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1911-19.
3. (Charles) Joseph (Joe), born 1939, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1979-80.
4. George Rogers, 1752-1818, U.S. soldier.
5. John Bates /bayts/, 1847-1938, U.S. economist and educator.
6. Kenneth B(ancroft), born 1914, U.S. psychologist and educator, born in the Panama Canal Zone.
7. Mark Wayne, 1896-1984, U.S. general.
8. Thomas Campbell (Tom), 1899-1977, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1949-67.
9. Walter Van Tilburg /van til"beuhrg/, 1909-71, U.S. author.
10. William, 1770-1838, U.S. soldier and explorer (brother of George R. Clark): on expedition with Meriwether Lewis 1804-06.
11. a male given name: a surname, ultimately derived from clerk.

* * *

I [klärk]
George Rogers (1752 - 1818), American Revolution war leader and frontiersman. He defended the Illinois frontier against the British
II
Mark Wayne (1896 - 1984), U.S. army officer. He served as chief of staff of the U.S. Army ground forces in 1942 and as UN commander and commander in chief of the U.S. Far East command 1952 - 53. He signed the Korean armistice
III
Tom Campbell (1899 - 1977), U.S. Supreme Court associate justice 1949 - 67. He was U.S. attorney general 1945 - 49 before being appointed to the Court by President Truman. Considered somewhat conservative, he tended to be more liberal regarding civil rights issues
IV
Wesley (1944 - ), U.S. Army general and politician. A commander in the Vietnam War and the first Gulf War, he served as Commander in Chief, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe 1997 - 2000 during the Kosovo conflict. In 2004 he ran for the Democratic presidential nomination
V
William (1770 - 1838), U.S. explorer. With Meriwether Lewis, he commanded an expedition 1804 - 06 across the North American continent

* * *

clark, -ly etc.,
obs. ff. clerk, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Clark — hace referencia a: Contenido 1 Personajes 1.1 Autores de nombres científicos 2 Sitios 3 Otro Personajes …   Wikipedia Español

  • Clark — bezeichnet: Clark (Familienname), einen Familiennamen Clark Motor Car Company, einen US amerikanischer Automobilhersteller (1910 1913) Clark (Unternehmen), einen US amerikanischer Gabelstaplerhersteller (1917 heute) Clark (Schokoriegel), einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clark — Clark, Alvan Clark, John Maurice Clark, Mark Wayne * * * (as used in expressions) Clark Fork, río Clark, Champ James Beauchamp Clark Clark, Dick Richard Wagstaff Clark Clark, George Rogers …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CLARK (K.) — Kenneth CLARK 1903 1983 Fils unique d’une famille de «riches oisifs», selon sa propre expression, Kenneth Clark, qui naquit à Londres, connut une enfance insouciante, rythmée par les fastueuses parties de chasse paternelles dans la grande… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Clark A.A. — Clark A.A. Full name Clark A.A. Founded 1906 Manager John C.Savage League NAFBL Clark Athletic Association, also known as East Newark Clark A.A., was a U.S. soccer team sponsored by the Clark Mile …   Wikipedia

  • Clark O.N.T. — Clark ONT Full name Clark ONT F.B.C. Manager Captain Harry Holden League AFA …   Wikipedia

  • Clark Y — is the name of a particular aerofoil profile, widely used in general purpose aircraft designs, and much studied in aerodynamics over the years. The profile was designed in 1922 by Virginius E. Clark. The airfoil has a thickness of 11.7 percent… …   Wikipedia

  • Clark v. C.C.N.V. — Clark v. C.C.N.V. Supreme Court of the United States Argued March 21, 1984 Decided June 29, 1984 …   Wikipedia

  • Clark — Clark, NJ U.S. Census Designated Place in New Jersey Population (2000): 14597 Housing Units (2000): 5709 Land area (2000): 4.344908 sq. miles (11.253259 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.141183 sq. miles (0.365663 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.486091… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • CLARK (J. B.) — CLARK JOHN BATES (1847 1938) Pionnier du marginalisme américain, John Bates Clark appartient à une lignée d’économistes comme A. Marshall, St. Jevons, L. Walras, K. Menger... qui ont plus cherché à examiner et à comprendre le fonctionnement du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • CLARK (C.) — CLARK COLIN (1905 1989) Économiste et statisticien britannique. Diplômé d’Oxford, Colin Clark a, jusqu’en 1938, enseigné dans diverses universités (Cambridge, Sidney, Melbourne), avant d’occuper le poste de sous secrétaire d’État pour le Travail… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.