Fraser


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Fra·ser

 (frā′zər), Peter 1884-1950.
Scottish-born New Zealand politician who helped found New Zealand's Labor Party (1916), served as prime minister (1940-1949), and was a planner of the United Nations (1945).

Fra·ser

 (frā′zər), Simon 1776?-1862.
American-born Canadian fur trader and explorer who navigated the Fraser River to its mouth (1806-1808) and established trading routes west of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Fraser

(ˈfreɪzə)
n
(Placename) a river in SW Canada, in S central British Columbia, flowing northwest, south, and west through spectacular canyons in the Coast Mountains to the Strait of Georgia. Length: 1370 km (850 miles)

Fraser

(ˈfreɪzə)
n
1. (Biography) (John) Malcolm. born 1930, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1975–83)
2. (Biography) Peter. 1884–1950, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland; prime minister (1940–49)
3. (Biography) Simon. (1776–1862), Canadian explorer: explored British Columbia and the river which was named after him

Fra•ser

(ˈfreɪ zər)

n.
a river in SW Canada, flowing S through British Columbia to the Pacific. 695 mi. (1119 km) long.
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It was enough to drive a woman out of her wits, tied there, and her very dress spotted with him, but she never wanted courage, did Miss Mary Fraser of Adelaide and Lady Brackenstall of Abbey Grange hasn't learned new ways.
A reference to the passenger list showed that Miss Fraser, of Adelaide, with her maid had made the voyage in her.
Here Carlyle also wrote the first of his chief works, 'Sartor Resartus,' for which, in 1833-4, he finally secured publication, in 'Fraser's Magazine,' to the astonishment and indignation of most of the readers.
Fraser, the tutor, died however, and the school which had begun well sank from disrepute into infamy.
He often expressed his uneasiness on this head, feared the sameness of every day's society and employments would disgust her with the place, wished the Lady Frasers had been in the country, talked every now and then of having a large party to dinner, and once or twice began even to calculate the number of young dancing people in the neighbourhood.
Unbeknown to the children until it's her time to speak later in this special lesson she is the mother of Fraser.
Mr Foster and his wife were woken up by the sound of an intruder in their bedroom and saw Fraser at the end of their bed, mumbling about money, Elgin Sheriff Court heard yesterday.
MarineMax's unrivalled success through many years makes it the best possible owner of Fraser for the future.
aberdeen would land a bumper windfall if Fraser leaves bournemouth this summer due to a lucrative sell-on clause.
Plain Wood - 1 Tam Stewart; 2 Jim Fraser; 3 Steven Docherty.
Many commenters criticise Fraser for being short-sighted in grandiosely titling his book on a 2006 battle when, in 2018, Afghanistan is far from "saved." As a historian, I know that editors/agents often push glitzy, provocative titles upon authors.