john campbell

Campbell

[kam-buhl, kam-uhl]
noun
1.
Alexander, 1788–1866, U.S. religious leader, born in Ireland: cofounder with his father, Thomas, of the Disciples of Christ Church.
2.
Avril Phaedra [av-ril] , (Kim) born 1947, Canadian politician: first woman prime minister 1993.
3.
Colen [kol-uhn, koh-luhn] , or Colin, died 1729, Scottish architect and author.
4.
Colin (Baron Clyde) 1792–1863, Scottish general.
5.
Sir John, 1779–1861, English jurist and writer: Lord Chancellor of England 1859–61.
6.
Joseph, 1904–87, U.S. mythologist.
7.
Sir Malcolm, 1885–1948, English automobile and speedboat racer.
8.
Mrs. Patrick (Beatrice Stella Tanner) 1865–1940, English actress.
9.
Thomas, 1763–1854, Irish religious leader, in the U.S. after 1807: cofounder with his son, Alexander, of the Disciples of Christ Church.
10.
Thomas, 1777–1844, Scottish poet and editor.
11.
a city in W California.
12.
a city in NE Ohio.
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Campbell (ˈkæmbəl)
 
n
1.  Sir Colin, Baron Clyde. 1792--1863, British field marshal who relieved Lucknow for the second time (1857) and commanded in Oudh, suppressing the Indian Mutiny
2.  Donald. 1921--67, English water speed record-holder
3.  Sir Malcolm, father of Donald Campbell. 1885--1948, English racing driver and land speed record-holder
4.  Mrs Patrick, original name Beatrice Stella Tanner. 1865-- 1940, English actress
5.  Roy. 1901--57, South African poet. His poetry is often satirical and includes The Flaming Terrapin (1924)
6.  Thomas. 1777--1844, Scottish poet and critic, noted particularly for his war poems Hohenlinden and Ye Mariners of England

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Campbell
family name, from Gael. caimbeul "wry or crooked mouth," from cam "crooked, deformed, one-eyed, cross-eyed." Also in surname Cameron, from Gael. camshron "wry or hooked nose" (in the Highland clan; the Lowland name is for a locality in Fife). Campbellite is 1830, follower of Alexander Campbell, preacher
from Virginia, U.S.A. They called themselves Disciples.
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On Feb. 25, 2007, the U.S. Harness Writers Association awarded Canadian Hall of Famer John D. Campbell the title of 2006 Driver of the Year. For Campbell, North American history's leading money-winning harness driver and winner of a record six Hambletonians (the top race for three-year-old trotters), the honour was especially rewarding. He had finished the 2006 season with 183 wins in 1,427 starts before suffering a severely broken leg in a collision during an elimination race on October 21. Campbell used the award ceremony to announce his imminent return. "If everything goes the way I hope," he said, "I'm hoping to get back sometime in April." True to his word, he was back on the track on April 1, and by season's end horses driven by Campbell in his career had earned more than $250 million and 9,905 victories.

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