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Mitch·ell

 (mĭch′əl), Margaret Munnerlyn 1900-1949.
American writer known for her novel Gone with the Wind (1936), for which she won a Pulitzer Prize.

Mitchell

, Maria 1818-1889.
American astronomer and educator noted for her study of sunspots and nebulae and for the discovery of a comet (1847). She was the first woman elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences (1848).

Mitchell

, Mount
A peak, 2,038 m (6,684 ft) high, in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It is the highest point east of the Mississippi River.

Mitchell

, William Known as "Billy." 1879-1936.
American general and aviation pioneer who was one of the first advocates of military air power.

Mitchell

(ˈmɪtʃəl)
n
1. (Biography) Joni, original name Roberta Joan Anderson. born 1943, Canadian folk-rock singer and songwriter. Her albums include Blue (1971), Court and Spark (1974), Mingus (1979), Turbulent Indigo (1994), and Shine (2007)
2. (Biography) Margaret. 1900–49, US novelist; author of Gone with the Wind (1936)
3. (Biography) Reginald Joseph. 1895–1937, British aeronautical engineer; designer of the Spitfire fighter
4. (Biography) Sir Thomas Livingstone, known as Major Mitchell. 1792–1855, Australian explorer born in Scotland

Mitch•ell

(ˈmɪtʃ əl)

n.
1. John, 1870–1919, U.S. labor leader.
2. Maria, 1818–89, U.S. astronomer.
3. William, 1879–1936, U.S. general: pioneer in the field of aviation.
4. Mount, a mountain in W North Carolina: highest peak in the eastern U.S., 6684 ft. (2037 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mitchell - English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
2.Mitchell - United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
3.Mitchell - United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)Mitchell - United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)
4.Mitchell - United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)Mitchell - United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)
5.Mitchell - United States labor leaderMitchell - United States labor leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)
6.Mitchell - United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)Mitchell - United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)
References in classic literature ?
John says if I don't pick up faster he shall send me to Weir Mitchell in the fall.
Weir Mitchell Award Sponsored by the American Brain Foundation and endowed by the Alliance Founders and S.
In addition to the discussion of Higginson, Fuller does an outstanding job outlining the profound emotional effects of the war: Dickinson's odd poems of the wartime period receive excellent treatment, as does Herman Melville's underrated collection "Battle-Pieces:' The quirky Silas Weir Mitchell, the doctor who established the term "shell-shock" is well covered here, including his even quirkier tale "The Case of George Dedlow"; and the book ends with a discussion of emerging views of Heaven and the afterlife (though I think even more theological insight on these matters could strengthen this section).