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Gra·ham

 (grā′əm, grăm), Katharine Meyer 1917-2001.
American newspaper executive who as publisher of the Washington Post (1969-1979) oversaw the controversial publication of the Pentagon Papers (1971) and the exposure of the Watergate scandal (1972-1974).

Graham

, Martha 1894-1991.
American dancer and choreographer. A central figure in modern dance, she founded the Dance Repertory Theatre in New York City in 1930. Her works include Appalachian Spring (1944) and Clytemnestra (1958).

Graham

, Sylvester 1794-1851.
American reformer who advocated temperance, sexual restraint, and a vegetarian diet that included bread made from coarsely ground whole-wheat flour.

Graham

, William Franklin Known as "Billy." Born 1918.
American religious leader who has conducted evangelical tours worldwide.

Graham

(ˈɡreɪəm)
n
1. (Biography) Martha. 1893–1991, US dancer and choreographer
2. (Biography) Thomas. 1805–69, British physicist: proposed Graham's law (1831) of gaseous diffusion and coined the terms osmosis, crystalloids, and colloids
3. (Biography) William Franklin, known as Billy Graham. born 1918, US evangelist

graham

(ˈɡreɪəm)
n
(Cookery) (modifier) chiefly US and Canadian made of graham flour: graham crackers.

gra•ham

(ˈgreɪ əm, græm)

adj.
made of graham flour.
[1825–35]

Gra•ham

(ˈgreɪ əm, græm)

n.
1. Martha, 1894–1991, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
2. William Franklin ( “Billy” ), born 1918, U.S. evangelist.

Graham

Originally the Graham-Paige automobile. It was made from 1927 to 1941 by the Graham-Paige Motors Corporation of Detroit, Michigan.
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Noun1.Graham - United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)
2.Graham - United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)Graham - United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)
3.graham - flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)
wheat flour - flour prepared from wheat
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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graham

adj (US) graham flourWeizenschrot(mehl) nt
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THE STARS: Joseph Gilgun, Stephen Graham, Thomas Turgoose, Keiran Hardcastle.
SCULPTORS: Leonard Baskin, Neil Estern, Robert Graham, Thomas Hardy, George Segal, stone carver John Benson.