Black Douglas

Sir James de Douglas

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • Douglas Black (publisher) — Douglas McCrae Black (July 25, 1895 – May 15, 1977) was an American lawyer and publishing house executive, president of Doubleday and Company from 1946–1963, and president of the American Book Publishers Council. Black was born in Queens, New… …   Wikipedia

  • Douglas (Familienname) — Douglas ist ein englischer Familienname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Der Name leitet sich aus dem Schottisch Gälischen Dubhglais/Dubhghlais ab und bedeutet so viel wie dunkler (gälisch: dubh) Fluss (gälisch: glais) und bezeichnete ursprünglich einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Douglas — Douglas1 [dug′ləs] n. [< Gael, lit., black stream] a masculine name: dim. Doug Douglas2 [dug′ləs] 1. Sir James 1286? 1330; Scot. military leader: called Black Douglas 2. Sir James 1358? 88; Scot. military leader 3. (George) Norman 1868 1952;… …   English World dictionary

  • Douglas Black — Sir Douglas Andrew Kilgour Black, (1913–2002) was a physician in the United Kingdom, famous as the author of the Black Report. He was born in Shetland in 1913, and studied medicine at the Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, graduating… …   Wikipedia

  • Douglas — /dug leuhs/, n. 1. Sir James ( the Black Douglas ), 1286 1330, Scottish military leader. 2. James, 2nd Earl of, 1358? 88, Scottish military leader. 3. Kirk (Issur Danielovitch Demsky), born 1916, U.S. actor. 4. Lloyd C(assel) /kas euhl/, 1877… …   Universalium

  • Douglas, Sir James — born Aug. 15, 1803, Demerara, British Guiana died Aug. 2, 1877, Victoria, B.C., Can. Canadian statesman, known as the father of British Columbia. He joined the Hudson s Bay Co. in 1821 and became a senior member in charge of operations west of… …   Universalium

  • Douglas — This noble and distinguished surname is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Douglas, south of Glasgow, in Lanarkshire, situated on the Douglas Water. These waters were so named from the Old Gaelic dubh , dark or black, plus glas , a… …   Surnames reference

  • Douglas — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Douglas (parfois orthographié Douglass) est un prénom masculin de langue anglaise. C est un nom d origine écossaise et mannoise. Il est dérivé du prénom… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Douglas — I Douglas   [ dʌgləs], Hauptstadt (seit 1869) der Insel Man in der Irischen See, an der Ostküste, 22 200 Einwohner; Manx Museum; Seebad, Fährverbindungen nach Belfast und Liverpool.   Stadtbild:   Das ehemalig …   Universal-Lexikon

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