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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Noun1.Muir - United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)Muir - United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)
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Mrs Muir contacted the bank's fraud team and cancelled her cards.
Stirling Sheriff Court heard on Wednesday that shortly after 10pm Muir had been driving on Drip Road when the vehicle veered across the opposite carriageway and knocked over 5ft high railings before entering the garden at 4 Drip Road.
Thomas Muir (1765-99) occupies a liminal space in Scotland's national memory.
Black lives matter is the biggest rasist [sic] organization since the clan," Muir said in his Oct.
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.
Most recently, Muir has served as chief financial officer and executive vice president, Finance and Administration for Hologic (NasdaqGS:HOLX), a medical device company, until his retirement in May 2014.
Muir Hill began making tractors in 1966 in Manchester, England.
Visit the John Muir Birthplace visitor centre and take a guided walk around Dunbar.
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.