quanah parker

Parker

[pahr-ker]
noun
1.
Charles Christopher, Jr ("Bird") 1920–55, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
2.
Dorothy (Rothschild) 1893–1967, U.S. author.
3.
Sir Gilbert, 1862–1932, Canadian novelist and politician in England.
4.
Horatio William, 1863–1919, U.S. composer, organist, and teacher.
5.
John, 1729–75, American Revolutionary patriot.
6.
Matthew, 1504–75, English theologian.
7.
Quanah, Quanah ( def 1 ).
8.
Theodore, 1810–60, U.S. preacher, theologian, and reformer.
9.
a male given name.
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Quanah

[kwah-nuh]
noun
(Quanah Parker) 1845?–1911, Comanche leader.
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Parker (ˈpɑːkə)
 
n
1.  Sir Alan (William). born 1944, British film director and screenwriter; his films include Midnight Express (1978), Mississippi Burning (1988), The Commitments (1991), and Angela's Ashes (2000); chairman of the British Film Institute (1998--99) and of the Film Council from 1999
2.  Charlie. nickname Bird or Yardbird. 1920--55, US jazz alto saxophonist and composer; the leading exponent of early bop
3.  Dorothy (Rothschild). 1893--1967, US writer, noted esp for the ironical humour of her short stories
4.  Matthew. 1504--75, English prelate. As archbishop of Canterbury (1559--75), he supervised Elizabeth I's religious settlement

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quanah parker

aggressive Comanche leader who mounted an unsuccessful war against white invaders in northwest Texas (1874-75); he later became the main spokesman and peacetime leader of the Indians in the region, a role he performed for 30 years.

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