Definition of Churchill
1. Noun. English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General
2. Noun. British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman, Author, Writer
Derivative terms: Churchillian
3. Noun. A Canadian town in northern Manitoba on Hudson Bay; important port for shipping grain.
Definition of Churchill
1. Proper noun. Any of several English placenames from church and hill. ¹
2. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English dot=) from any of these places. ¹
3. Proper noun. Winston Churchill, English statesman, Prime Minister and author. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Churchill
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"churchill muy be seen in un adver- < ut after the preface of Camden's ' Bri- ... After the accession of William III to the English throne, churchill entered ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"Esquimaux and sleigh, Fort churchill; (12) Running with dogs; (13) Building ... (31) River near Fort churchill ; (32) Esquimaux arriving at Fort churchill; ..."
3. The Twentieth Century by Caroline Farrar Ware (1908)
"LORD RANDOLPH churchill AS A TARIFF REFORMER. WHEN Mr. Winston churchill was speaking at Birmingham the other day, he made some interesting references to ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"The many obligations, under which John churchill, afterwards Duke of ... John churchill, Duhe of Marlborough, the second but eldest surviving son of Sir ..."
5. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"The Admiral had in one hour been reduced churchill, from opulence to penury. ... churchill might indeed secure himself from this danger, and might raise ..."
6. The History of England, from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1886)
"churchill and some of his principal accomplices were assembled at Salisbury. ... churchill advised the King to visit Warminster, and to inspect the troops ..."
7. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"At the age of twenty-seven, churchill returned to London, and was installed ... I kept those sheep, In London, churchill met his school-fellow Robert Lloyd, ..."