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Gra·ham

 (grā′əm, grăm), Katharine Meyer 1917-2001.
American newspaper executive who as publisher of the Washington Post (1969-1979) oversaw the controversial publication of the Pentagon Papers (1971) and the exposure of the Watergate scandal (1972-1974).

Graham

, Martha 1894-1991.
American dancer and choreographer. A central figure in modern dance, she founded the Dance Repertory Theatre in New York City in 1930. Her works include Appalachian Spring (1944) and Clytemnestra (1958).

Graham

, Sylvester 1794-1851.
American reformer who advocated temperance, sexual restraint, and a vegetarian diet that included bread made from coarsely ground whole-wheat flour.

Graham

, William Franklin Known as "Billy." Born 1918.
American religious leader who has conducted evangelical tours worldwide.

Graham

(ˈɡreɪəm)
n
1. (Biography) Martha. 1893–1991, US dancer and choreographer
2. (Biography) Thomas. 1805–69, British physicist: proposed Graham's law (1831) of gaseous diffusion and coined the terms osmosis, crystalloids, and colloids
3. (Biography) William Franklin, known as Billy Graham. born 1918, US evangelist

graham

(ˈɡreɪəm)
n
(Cookery) (modifier) chiefly US and Canadian made of graham flour: graham crackers.

gra•ham

(ˈgreɪ əm, græm)

adj.
made of graham flour.
[1825–35]

Gra•ham

(ˈgreɪ əm, græm)

n.
1. Martha, 1894–1991, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
2. William Franklin ( “Billy” ), born 1918, U.S. evangelist.

Graham

Originally the Graham-Paige automobile. It was made from 1927 to 1941 by the Graham-Paige Motors Corporation of Detroit, Michigan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Graham - United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)
2.Graham - United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)Graham - United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)
3.graham - flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)
wheat flour - flour prepared from wheat
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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graham

adj (US) graham flourWeizenschrot(mehl) nt
References in classic literature ?
Graham" asked to be accommodated with a bedroom, and was transferred in due course to the chamber-maid on duty at the time.
Graham" in her room, and personally satisfied herself that "Mrs.
They were to be married in a few months, and Graham, was in the House when we arrived.
consider that a few weeks will at once put an end to every flattering Hope that you may now entertain, by uniting the unfortunate Victim of her father's Cruelty to the execrable and detested Graham."
Graham, and she is in mourning - not widow's weeds, but slightish mourning - and she is quite young, they say, - not above five or six and twenty, - but so reserved!
Graham, though she said little to any purpose, and appeared somewhat self-opinionated, seemed not incapable of reflection, - though she did not know where she had been all her life, poor thing, for she betrayed a lamentable ignorance on certain points, and had not even the sense to be ashamed of it.
His name, now known as widely as the telephone itself, was Alexander Graham Bell.
By this time it had become evident, both to his parents and to his friends, that young Graham was destined to become some sort of a creative genius.
{another number = in the Graham's Magazine periodical version, not divided into chapters, this paragraph closed the first of the four installments in which the story was printed; in later book versions it was changed to read "in the next chapter"}
Poe was connected at various times and in various capacities with the "Southern Literary Messenger" in Richmond, Va.; "Graham's Magazine" and the "Gentleman's Magazine" in Philadelphia.; the "Evening Mirror," the "Broadway journal," and "Godey's Lady's Book" in New York.
"We're the Graham Gems," replied one; "and we're all twins."
"The Grahams and the Browns and Whites are all excellent families, and there is none better of their kind.