Muir


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Muir

 (myo͝or), John 1838-1914.
Scottish-born American naturalist who founded the Sierra Club (1892) to organize public support for preservation of wilderness.

muir

(muːr; mjuːr; myr)
n
(Physical Geography)
a. a Scot word for moor1
b. (in place names): Sheriffmuir.

Muir

(mjʊə)
n
(Biography) Edwin. 1887–1959, Scottish poet, novelist, and critic

Muir

(myʊər)

n.
John, 1838–1914, U.S. naturalist, explorer, and writer; born in Scotland.
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Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead said: John Muir s legacy here in Scotland and in the United States is something we must remember and it is a fitting tribute for him to be honoured on a special commemorative coin.
The multi-year program will accelerate John Muir Health's quest to move to a population health management model where large pools of aggregated patient information and financial data are analyzed to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective care to each patient.
Muir, now of no fixed address, admitted having a bladed article in a public place.
Muir, 21, returned to form over 1500 metres in Stockholm on Thursday but will now get a crack at 800m when she takes on fellow Scot Lynsey Sharp.
Muir, who had previously admitted drink driving last September, was also banned from the road for 27 months.
Jurors yesterday convicted Muir of the manslaughter of Pamela but cleared him of the more serious charge of murder, to gasps and tears from her devastated family.
Muir was yesterday cleared of the more serious charge of murder but convicted of manslaughter by jurors at Newcastle Crown Court.
Prosecutors claim Muir transported her body in his car 120 miles to the moors where she was found.
Muir is a popular film journalist, genre critic, and blogger.
A]lthough the page of Nature is so replete with divine truth, it is silent concerning the fall of man and the wonders of Redeeming Love," wrote a twenty-seven-year-old John Muir in a letter to his good friend Jeanne Carr.
As an experienced and widely published observer of both physical and social environments, Muir kept a record of his time in Walkato that is distinctive.
Jailing Muir, Judge Brian Lewis said: "The fact that such catastrophic events occurred without the involvement of another vehicle on that road at that time is in my judge testament to the complete inadequacy of your driving.