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 (kŭl′ən), Countée 1903-1946.
American poet whose collections Color (1925) and Copper Sun (1927) established him as a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance.
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(Biography) William Douglas, Baron. born 1935, Scottish judge who conducted public inquiries into the Piper Alpha disaster (1990), the Dunblane school shootings (1996), and the Ladbroke Grove rail disaster (1999); led the tribunal which turned down the appeal (2002) of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi against his conviction for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing
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(ˈkʌl ən)

Countee (Porter), 1903–46, U.S. poet.
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Brian Lawrence, 77, of Cullen, Banffshire, died after his Rover 75 was in collision with a Renault Megane on the A98 Buckie-Cullen road at 11.30am.
Mhairii, of Cullen, Banffshire, walked down the aisle first with her grandmother Leslie Watt, who is Karen's mother.
Locals are even supplying loo rolls at the harbourside conveniences in Cullen, Banffshire.
Alan Donn from Cullen, Banffshire had been casting nets off Hopeman when he toppled out of his boat around 12.30pm.
Council officials decided to close the loos at the harbour in Cullen, Banffshire, to save money.
In just three years, Adrian, from Cullen, Banffshire, has turned his mumOs cottage skin care industry into an international company with a pounds 140,000 turnover.
The Natural Skincare Factory, based in Cullen, Banffshire, boasts three other products to help arthritis, dry skin and deep vein thrombosis.