Definition of Ailey

1. Noun. United States choreographer noted for his use of African elements (born in 1931).

Exact synonyms: Alvin Ailey
Generic synonyms: Choreographer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ailey

Aidenn
Aides
Aidoneus
Aiea
Aigaleo
Aigburth
Aighton
Aigina
Aigio
Aiken
Aikens
Aikin
Aikins
Ailanthus altissima
Aileen
Ailey
Ailill mac Máta
Ailuropoda
Ailuropoda melanoleuca
Ailuropodidae
Ailurus
Ailurus fulgens
Aimee
Aimee Semple McPherson
Ain
Ainsdale
Ainsworth
Aintree
Ainu
Air Chief Marshal

Literary usage of Ailey

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1. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1900)
"... and its Cathedral SITUATION AND ASPECT OF RIPON—EARLY HISTORY OF THE CITY—THE TUMULUS AT ailey HILL—FIRST INCORPORATION OF RIPON—CUSTOM OF THE WAKEMAN'S ..."

2. A Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1900)
"... and its Cathedral SITUATION AND ASPECT OF RIPON—EARLY HISTORY OF THE CITY—THE TUMULUS AT ailey HILL—FIRST INCORPORATION OF RIPON—CUSTOM OF THE WAKEMAN'S ..."

3. The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald, Elizabeth Inchbald (1808)
"Then up went ailey, ailey, $c. $c. Now,Jie, John Thompson, run, ... Then up went ailey, Sf.c. SfC. And 'egad he ran with speed, But before he had run his ..."

4. The Works of Orestes A. Brownson by Orestes Augustus Brownson, Henry Francis Brownson (1887)
"... of its fourteenth volume, with the compliments of the season to all our friends, who we will not believe are not as numerous as ever. ailey MOORE. ..."

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