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[gree-lee] /ˈgri li/
Horace, 1811–72, U.S. journalist, editor, and political leader.
a city in N Colorado. Unabridged
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  • Once in my life, and once only, I heard horace greeley deliver a lecture.

  • Our business has changed greatly since horace greeley's day.

    In Our Town William Allen White
  • horace greeley has asked me to be managing editor of the Tribune, and he offers me six thousand dollars a year!

    Years of My Youth William Dean Howells
  • By the statue of horace greeley I stood a moment irresolute.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • No quainter political figure has appeared in America than horace greeley, thus transferred from his editorial office to the stump.

    The New Nation Frederic L. Paxson
  • Then horace greeley tried to obey orders, but it was too late.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Many of the young men who took horace greeley's advice and went West knew nothing about farming.

  • While she was a contributor to the Tribune, she was a member of the family of horace greeley.

  • He fully indorses horace greeley's theory that snobs are the poorest breed of horned cattle on earth.

British Dictionary definitions for horace greeley


Horace. 1811–72, US journalist and political leader: founder (1841) and editor of the New York Tribune, which championed the abolition of slavery
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