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 (môr′ĭ-sən, mŏr′-), Samuel Eliot 1887-1976.
American historian noted for his works on American and maritime history.
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(ˈmɔr ə sən, ˈmɒr-)

Samuel Eliot, 1887–1976, U.S. historian.
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Morison Baynes, a young man of considerable wealth who, having exhausted all the possibilities for pleasure offered by the capitals of Europe, had gladly seized upon this opportunity to turn to another continent for excitement and adventure.
Morison Baynes found Meriem a most beautiful and charming companion.
First round: v Merthyr Tydfil, Home, Won 7-0 (George Boyd 4, Steve Morison, Steve Guppy, Craig Dobson).
George W Jones's career, in many respects, parallels that of Stanley Morison (they were the typographical advisers of Linotype and Monotype respectively), but whereas Morison's life and ideas have inspired an endless flow of commentary (some laudatory, some not), Jones has fallen into undeserved obscurity.
An SH-60 Seahawk from HSL-94 assisted Samuel Eliot Morison (FFG 13) in seizing nearly a ton of cocaine from a fast boat off the coast of Columbia in late May.
The guided-missile frigate USS Samuel Eliot Morison (FFG 13) and embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) recently seized more than five tons of cocaine on the high seas in separate actions.
Morison III: "We are a unique foundry, not because of what we produce, but because of our process.
Morison was educated at Harvard University and, after further study abroad, returned to teach at Harvard for 40 years.
Writing to Morison's family shortly after the historian's death in 1976, Arthur Schlesinger, jr., stated: "One feels that his death breaks a last link to the classic past.
A prolific writer whose work is outstanding both for its scholarship and its felicity of style, Morison taught at Harvard from 1915 to 1955.
Yet the press made no great clamor during the trial or following the verdict against Samuel Loring Morison, who on October 17 became the first person to be prosecuted successfully under the 1917 Espionage Act for giving information to the press.
NEW-BOY Steve Morison reckons he will help fellow Shrewsbury Town striker Fejiri Okenabirhie reach the heady heights of '20 or 30 goals' this season.