Calamity Jane


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Ca·lam·i·ty Jane

 (kə-lăm′ĭ-tē jān′)
See Martha Jane Burk.
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Calamity Jane

n
(Biography) real name Martha Canary. ?1852–1903, US frontierswoman, noted for her skill at shooting and riding
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Calam′ity Jane′


n.
(Martha Jane Canary Burke) 1852?–1903, U.S. frontier markswoman.
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Noun1.Calamity Jane - United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)Calamity Jane - United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
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Calamity Jane

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1903: Martha Jane Cannary, better known as frontierswoman Calamity Jane, died near Deadwood, Dakota.
1903: Martha Jane Cannary, better known as frontierswoman Calamity Jane, pictured above right, died near Deadwood, Dakota.
THE BrightLights company put on an entertaining production of the Western show Calamity Jane at Loughborough Town Hall.
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And everyone who sees that classic moment in Calamity Jane can believe there will always be a happy ending somewhere.
Tickets are still on sale for Stirling and Bridge of Allan Operatic Society's production of Calamity Jane at the Macrobert Arts Centre later this month.
Eventually a third chimp, Calamity Jane, joined Chris.
Many books have been written about Calamity Jane; but many readers of women's biographies and history will find that Calamity Jane: The Life and Legend of Martha Jane Cannary is a livelier, more readable narrative than most.
Members also enjoyed a visit to the Brigend Theatre to see Calamity Jane which was greatly enjoyed.
This time Lucky Luke finds himself teamed up with the infamous Calamity Jane as they go off in search of a missing stagecoach and Calamity Jane's brand new rifle that was being delivered to her by that same mysteriously missing coach in "Ghost Hunt", the latest graphic novel presenting the adventures of that sharp-shooting, fast draw cowboy who 'shoots faster than his shadow'.
His post, entitled "more rigorous honesty," claims that two companies - Darklight Entertainment and Calamity Jane - are currently planning to create rival productions - and that any profits made would be given to charity.
Doris Day stars in Calamity Jane (Channel 5, 1.10pm - 3.00pm)