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Mitch·ell

 (mĭch′əl), Margaret Munnerlyn 1900-1949.
American writer known for her novel Gone with the Wind (1936), for which she won a Pulitzer Prize.

Mitchell

, Maria 1818-1889.
American astronomer and educator noted for her study of sunspots and nebulae and for the discovery of a comet (1847). She was the first woman elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences (1848).

Mitchell

, Mount
A peak, 2,038 m (6,684 ft) high, in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It is the highest point east of the Mississippi River.

Mitchell

, William Known as "Billy." 1879-1936.
American general and aviation pioneer who was one of the first advocates of military air power.

Mitchell

(ˈmɪtʃəl)
n
1. (Biography) Joni, original name Roberta Joan Anderson. born 1943, Canadian folk-rock singer and songwriter. Her albums include Blue (1971), Court and Spark (1974), Mingus (1979), Turbulent Indigo (1994), and Shine (2007)
2. (Biography) Margaret. 1900–49, US novelist; author of Gone with the Wind (1936)
3. (Biography) Reginald Joseph. 1895–1937, British aeronautical engineer; designer of the Spitfire fighter
4. (Biography) Sir Thomas Livingstone, known as Major Mitchell. 1792–1855, Australian explorer born in Scotland

Mitch•ell

(ˈmɪtʃ əl)

n.
1. John, 1870–1919, U.S. labor leader.
2. Maria, 1818–89, U.S. astronomer.
3. William, 1879–1936, U.S. general: pioneer in the field of aviation.
4. Mount, a mountain in W North Carolina: highest peak in the eastern U.S., 6684 ft. (2037 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mitchell - English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
2.Mitchell - United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
3.Mitchell - United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)Mitchell - United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)
4.Mitchell - United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)Mitchell - United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)
5.Mitchell - United States labor leaderMitchell - United States labor leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)
6.Mitchell - United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)Mitchell - United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)
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Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has opened up about her private life in her new biography, "Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell," written by well-known music critic David Yaffe.
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Joni Mitchell In Her Own Words represents an intriguing conversation between singer, musician and journalist author Malka Marom and folk singer Joni Mitchell.
One admirer, who wishes she would just stand onstage and sing, is the great Joni Mitchell.
When the dust settles, Joni Mitchell may stand as the most important and influential female recording artist of the late 20th century," according to the online music guide Allmusic.
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With her voice now lower on the register, the 64-year-old said she sounds more like Leonard Cohen than Joni Mitchell.