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Mor·ris·on

 (môr′ĭ-sən, mŏr′-), Toni Originally Chloe Wofford. Born 1931.
American writer who won the 1993 Nobel Prize for literature. Her novels, such as Sula (1973) and Beloved (1987), examine the experiences of African Americans.

Morrison

(ˈmɒrɪsən)
n
1. (Biography) Herbert Stanley, Baron Morrison of Lambeth. 1888–1965, British Labour statesman, Home Secretary and Minister for Home Security in Churchill's War Cabinet (1942–45)
2. (Biography) Jim, full name James Douglas Morrison. 1943–71, US rock singer and songwriter, lead vocalist with the Doors
3. (Biography) Toni, full name Chloe Anthony Morrison. born 1931, US novelist, whose works include Sula (1974), Song of Solomon (1977), Beloved (1987), Jazz (1992), and Paradise (1998): awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1993
4. (Biography) Van, full name George Ivan Morrison. born 1945, Northern Irish rock singer and songwriter. His albums include Astral Weeks (1968), Moondance (1970), Avalon Sunset (1989), and Days Like These (1995)

Mor•ri•son

(ˈmɔr ə sən, ˈmɒr-)

n.
Toni (Chloe Anthony Wofford), born 1931, U.S. novelist: Nobel prize 1993.
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Noun1.Morrison - United States rock singer (1943-1971)
2.Morrison - United States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931)
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He had accepted her impersonally along with the office furnishing, the office boy, Morrison, the chief, confidential, and only clerk, and all the rest of the accessories of a superman's gambling place of business.
He pumped Morrison, the clerk, who had first to vent his personal grievance against Miss Mason before he could tell what little he knew of her.
'Tell him that Rupert Morrison rang up to ask what he was to do with all this great stack of music that's arrived.
'Music!' shrilled Mr Morrison. 'Stacks and stacks and stacks of it.
Morrison thinks the grammar will be returned, and lent me another," Huldah continued.
It was one o'clock in the morning, and I had been dining with Swigger Morrison at his club.
You will remember that I had been dining with Swigger Morrison at his club.
I hear you've been awfully rude to poor little Morrison of the Post; but I'll be very careful what I say, and very quick."
In the end, he gave in to a month, which was well, for in two weeks he was transferred, with half a dozen other drivers, to work from the big stables of Corberly and Morrison in West Oakland.
'Morrison's pill,' foolishly expected to cure all evils at one gulp.
If you will only come around to the east gate you will will very much surprise you and be of the greatest service to you and also to Annie Morrison. But say nothing to anyone upon the matter
Rachel knew that he ought because she had heard him tell Peter Morrison the evening before in William J.