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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.
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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)
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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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|Noun||1.||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)|
|3.||Marshall - 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 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 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
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