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Carmichael

[kahr-mahy-kuh l] /ˈkɑr maɪ kəl/
noun
1.
Hoagland Howard
[hohg-luh nd] /ˈhoʊg lənd/ (Show IPA),
("Hoagy") 1899–1981, U.S. songwriter and musician.
2.
Stokely [stohk-lee] /ˈstoʊk li/ (Show IPA), (Kwame Ture) 1941–1998, U.S. civil-rights leader, born in Trinidad: chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee 1966–67.
3.
a town in central California, near Sacramento.
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  • Mr. Terry was to be chief of the commissariat under Mrs. Carmichael.

    Two Knapsacks John Campbell
  • I have heard Miss Carmichael's book denounced as "pessimistic."

    Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • I thought of asking Carmichael about it, but I suspected John might lie to me and laugh to see the "kid" robbed.

  • Miss Carmichael is no exception, and could tell of not a few trophies of grace.

    Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • After dinner she sent word to Roy and Carmichael that they had better ride out to look for Bo.

  • Miss Carmichael has given only glances and glimpses, not full insights.

    Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael
British Dictionary definitions for Carmichael

Carmichael

/kɑːˈmaɪkəl/
noun
1.
Hoaglund Howard (ˈhəʊɡlənd), known as Hoagy. 1899–1981, US pianist, singer, and composer of such standards as "Star Dust" (1929).
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