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Coleman

[kohl-muh n] /ˈkoʊl mən/
noun
1.
Cy (Seymour Kaufman) 1929–2004, U.S. theatrical composer and jazz pianist.
2.
Ornette
[awr-net] /ɔrˈnɛt/ (Show IPA),
born 1930, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
3.
a male given name.
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  • "Coleman's organized another Vigilance Committee," Garrison took it upon himself to answer.

    Port O' Gold Louis John Stellman
  • "I think that every member must subscribe to this measure," said Coleman.

    The Printer Boy. William M. Thayer
  • Oates knew the Savoy, and said falsely that he had met Coleman there.

  • It is customary to appoint the husband, isn't it, Mr. Coleman?

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • Miss Coleman took my box of toffee away and locked it up in a cupboard.

British Dictionary definitions for Coleman

Coleman

/ˈkəʊlmən/
noun
1.
Ornette (ɔːˈnɛt). born 1930, US avant-garde jazz alto saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist
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