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Kel·ly

 (kĕl′ē), Ellsworth 1923-2015.
American abstract painter and sculptor whose works are characterized by flat color areas with sharply defined edges.

Kelly

, Emmett 1898-1979.
American circus clown who was famous as "Weary Willie," a sad-faced hobo with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1942-1956).

Kelly

, Eugene Curran Known as "Gene." 1912-1996.
American dancer, actor, choreographer, and director who influenced the development of the movie musical with his innovative dance style. His film credits include An American in Paris (1951) and Singin' in the Rain (1952).

Kelly

, Grace Patricia Princess Grace. 1929-1982.
American actress whose motion pictures include High Noon (1952) and The Country Girl (1954), for which she won an Academy Award. In 1956 she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
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Kelly

(ˈkɛlɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Gene, full name Eugene Curran Kelly. 1912–96, US dancer, choreographer, film actor, and director. His many films include An American in Paris (1951) and Singin' in the Rain (1952)
2. (Biography) Grace. 1929–82, US film actress. Her films included High Noon (1952) and High Society (1956). She married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956 and died following a car crash
3. (Biography) Ned. 1855–80, Australian horse and cattle thief and bushranger, active in Victoria: captured by the police and hanged
4. game as Ned Kelly as game as Ned Kelly See game125
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Kel•ly

(ˈkɛl i)
n.
1. Gene (Eugene Curran), 1912–96, U.S. dancer, choreographer, actor, and director.
2. Walt, 1913–73, U.S. cartoonist.
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Noun1.Kelly - United States circus clown (1898-1979)
2.Kelly - United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
3.Kelly - United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
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O'Kelly has become something of a focal point in O'Sullivan's Irish side over the last three years after making his debut against New Zealand in 1997.
The elements were in Ireland's favour in the first half and they took advantage by running in tries through Malcolm O'Kelly and Brian O'Driscoll, although the question remained whether it would be enough.
NEW Offaly boss Paul O'Kelly will look to youth in an effort to bring Offaly back to the top table in Leinster - but he's warned it will take time.
O'Kelly, who works with owners to challenge water bills, believes its unfair to now place the burden on property owners when it is DEP's responsibility.
O'Kelly of Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand, suggest the new finding will overturn the conventional notion that all chloroplasts are descendants to one evolutionary cellswallowing event.
VILLA assistant Richard O'Kelly says the club's players are determined to respond to consecutive 3-0 defeats when they face Hull this weekend.
MALCOLM O'KELLY has warned that Ireland's provincial success will not guarantee any international silverware.
After the break, Hocking completed his treble, while Davies touched down three times himself, with Lloyd O'Connor, Carl de Chenu and Scott O'Kelly adding the rest.
Malcolm O'Kelly says it is business as usual as Ireland sweat on the fitness of fellow forward Paul O'Connell for Saturday's Six Nations Championship showdown with Scotland.
The daughter of Artaius was retired from stud duties after foaling in 2002 and was living in her paddock at Pat O'Kelly's hugely successful County Meath-based nursery.
O'Kelly, 30, pulled up injured during training on Wednesday and the problem proved to be more serious than Lions doctor James Robson had first thought.
SECOND row Malcolm O'Kelly becomes Ireland's most-capped player against Scotland today, and a second RBS 6 Nations win is next on the list of the giant lock's goals.