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Guth·rie

 (gŭth′rē)
A city of central Oklahoma north of Oklahoma City. It was settled in the land rush of 1889 and served as state capital from 1907 to 1910.

Guthrie

(ˈɡʌθrɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Samuel. 1782–1848, US chemist: invented percussion priming powder and a punch lock for exploding it, and discovered chloroform (1831)
2. (Biography) Sir (William) Tyrone. 1900–71, English theatrical director
3. (Biography) Woody, full name Woodrow Wilson Guthrie. 1912–67, US folk singer and songwriter. His songs include "So Long, it's been Good to Know you" (1940) and "This Land is your Land" (1944)

Guth•rie

(ˈgʌθ ri)

n.
1. A(lfred) B(ertram), Jr., 1901–91, U.S. novelist.
2. Woodrow Wilson ( “Woody” ), 1912–67, U.S. folk singer.
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She had a vivid imagination; she had, besides, read the Arabian Nights and Guthrie's Geography; and it is a fact that while she was dressing for dinner, and after she had asked Amelia whether her brother was very rich, she had built for herself a most magnificent castle in the air, of which she was mistress, with a husband somewhere in the background (she had not seen him as yet, and his figure would not therefore be very distinct); she had arrayed herself in an infinity of shawls, turbans, and diamond necklaces, and had mounted upon an elephant to the sound of the march in Bluebeard, in order to pay a visit of ceremony to the Grand Mogul.
"Sunday," Guthrie said, "we always wore the orange shirt."
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Securities and Exchange Commission, upgraded the revenue bond rating to 'AA-' from 'A+' on approximately $153 million of bonds issued by the Central Bradford Progress Authority and the Health Care Facility Authority of Sayre on behalf of Guthrie Clinic.
On Jan 20, 1968, an audience consisting largely of folk music aficionados packed New York's Carnegie Hall for a memorial concert commemorating Woody Guthrie, who had died three months earlier at the age of 55, after having been diagnosed more than a decade earlier with the inherited degenerative disease Huntington's chorea.
Woody Guthrie has sometimes been mis-credited with the composition of "Jarama Valley," perhaps the most popular English-language song to have emerged from the Spanish Civil War.
Ryder Colin Guthrie, 32, was booked into the Lane County Jail on Sunday night.
Sudbury-born Matthew Guthrie did his stint in the big city, working gigs at talent management agencies in Toronto.
The Government congratulates Michelle Guthrie on her appointment as Managing Director by the ABC Board.
Over the fifty years since its founding, the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis has been a major contributor in elevating production excellence for the American theatre.
Lonzo Guthrie Jr., 69, of Austell, Ga., has been linked through DNA evidence to the 1974 stabbing death of Eileen Ferro in Shrewsbury, according to authorities.