hogan

[hoh-gawn, -guhn]
noun
a Navajo Indian dwelling constructed of earth and branches and covered with mud or sod.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism; < Navajo hooghan hogan, home

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Hogan

[hoh-guhn]
noun
Ben, 1912–97, U.S. golfer.
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hogan (ˈhəʊɡən)
 
n
a wooden dwelling covered with earth, typical of the Navaho Indians of N America
 
[from Navaho]

Hogan (ˈheʊɡən)
 
n
Ben, full name William Benjamin Hogan. 1912--97, US golfer

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hogan
"Navaho Indian dwelling," 1871, Amer.Eng. from Athapaskan (Navaho) hoghan "dwelling, house."
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Hogan also is pursuing theoretical studies of techniques for probing the quantum nature of space time directly in the laboratory.
Hogan is thought to have developed a secret which made his swing nearly automatic.
Hogan did this to prevent himself from ever hooking the ball off the tee.
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