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Jack (Wilson), Baron. born 1960, Scottish Labour politician; first minister of the Scottish Parliament (2001–07)
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  • Judge mcconnell took his seat on the bench at ten o'clock, and Mr. Hynes immediately commenced his address.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
  • Judge mcconnell said the jury could have the map but not at this particular time.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
  • I was on the staff of Colonel mcconnell, who commanded an infantry brigade in the absence of its regular commander.

  • Promptly at the regular hour for resuming the proceedings, Judge mcconnell put in an appearance.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
  • As for books, mcconnell, with true Western generosity, offered to loan such as would be of immediate use.

    Stephen A. Douglas Allen Johnson
Word Origin and History for mcconnell


Irish surname, from Irish mac "son of" + Conall, from Celt. kunovalos "high-powerful."

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