Marshall


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Mar·shall

 (mär′shəl), George Catlett 1880-1959.
American soldier, diplomat, and politician. As US secretary of state (1947-1949) he organized the European Recovery Program, often called the Marshall Plan, for which he received the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize.

Marshall

, John 1755-1835.
American jurist and politician who served as the chief justice of the US Supreme Court (1801-1835) and helped establish the practice of judicial review.

Marshall

, Thurgood 1908-1993.
American jurist who served as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court (1967-1991). As a lawyer for the NAACP Marshall argued 32 cases before the Supreme Court, winning 29 of them, including Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (1954), which brought about the end of legal segregation in public schools.

Marshall

(ˈmɑːʃəl)
n
1. (Biography) Alfred. 1842–1924, English economist, author of Principles of Economics (1890)
2. (Biography) George Catlett. 1880–1959, US general and statesman. He was chief of staff of the US army (1939–45) and, as secretary of state (1947–49), he proposed the Marshall Plan (1947): Nobel peace prize 1953
3. (Biography) John. 1755–1835, US jurist and statesman. As chief justice of the Supreme Court (1801–35), he established the principles of US constitutional law
4. (Biography) Sir John Ross. 1912–88, New Zealand politician; prime minister (1972)

Mar•shall

(ˈmɑr ʃəl)

n.
1. George C(atlett), 1880–1959, U.S. general and statesman: Nobel peace prize 1953.
2. John, 1755–1835, Chief Justice of the U.S. 1801–35.
3. Thomas Riley, 1854–1925, vice president of the U.S. 1913–21.
4. Thurgood, 1908–93, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1967–91.
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Noun1.Marshall - United States actor (1914-1998)Marshall - United States actor (1914-1998)  
2.Marshall - United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)Marshall - United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
3.Marshall - United States juristMarshall - United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
4.Marshall - (in some countries) a military officer of highest rankmarshall - (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
commissioned military officer - a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
field marshal - an officer holding the highest rank in the army
5.Marshall - a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of lawmarshall - a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
air marshal, sky marshal - a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
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In all the rural district near about, and even in the town of Marshall, a mile away, not one person of unbiased mind entertains a doubt of it; incredulity is confined to those opinionated persons who will be called "cranks" as soon as the useful word shall have penetrated the intellectual demesne of the Marshall Advance.
It stands a little way off the loneliest reach of the Marshall and Harriston road, in an opening which was once a farm and is still disfigured with strips of rotting fence and half covered with brambles overrunning a stony and sterile soil long unacquainted with the plow.
A few minutes afterward a belated farmer's boy met a light wagon which was being driven furiously toward the town of Marshall.
That's Marshall Elliott--a mighty fine man with jest one streak of foolishness in him.
As for Marshall, we're all used to him, but he must strike strangers as right down peculiar- looking.
Marshall Field's man, Anson Kirkpatrick, played the piano and sang all the latest sentimental songs.
In his later years, at different times, he was secretary of the Santo Domingo Commission, marshall and recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia, and United States Minister to Haiti.
Marshall, the Treasurer of the Hampton Institute, putting the situation before him and beseeching him to lend me the two hundred and fifty dollars on my own personal responsibility.
Up to that time I never had had in my possession so much money as one hundred dollars at a time, and the loan which I had asked General Marshall for seemed a tremendously large sum to me.
I found people in the town quite secure again in the presence of the military, and I heard for the first time from Marshall, the tobacconist, that his son was among the dead on the common.
Then he found a "Bowditch" and books by Lecky and Marshall.
On the cold, rainy morning of March 4, 1801, Chief Justice John Marshall administered the oath of office to Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the U.