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O'Connor

[oh-kon-er] /oʊˈkɒn ər/
noun
1.
Frank (Michael Donovan) 1903–66, Irish writer.
2.
(Mary) Flannery, 1925–64, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
3.
John Joseph, Cardinal, 1920–2000, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: archbishop of New York 1984–2000.
4.
Sandra Day, born 1930, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court1981–2006 and first woman appointed to that position.
5.
Thomas Power, 1848–1929, Irish journalist, author, and political leader.
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  • Were you ever detected in the crime of blushing, in your life, Mrs. O'Connor?

  • O'Connor then reached into the bank and got another shot gun.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Ralph had before starting filled a canteen with brandy and water at the suggestion of Captain O'Connor.

    One of the 28th G. A. Henty
  • In about twenty minutes she reached Mrs. O'Connor's house and knocked.

    Mary, Mary James Stephens
  • "You ought to have informed him at once, Mr. O'Connor," the major said, with an attempt at gravity.

    With Moore at Corunna G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for O'Connor

O'Connor

/əʊˈkɒnə/
noun
1.
Feargus. 1794–1855, Irish politician and journalist, a leader of the Chartist movement
2.
(Mary) Flannery. 1925–64, US novelist and short-story writer, author of Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear it Away (1960)
3.
Frank, real name Michael O'Donovan. 1903–66, Irish short-story writer and critic
4.
Thomas Power, known as Tay Pay. 1848–1929, Irish journalist and nationalist leader
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