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 (ŏl′ə-vər), Joseph Known as "King Oliver." 1885-1938.
American jazz cornetist and composer who had a great influence on the style of Louis Armstrong.
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1. (Biography) one of Charlemagne's 12 paladins. See also Roland
2. (Biography) Isaac. ?1556–1617, English portrait miniaturist, born in France: he studied under Hilliard and worked at James I's court
3. (Biography) Jamie (Trevor). born 1975, British chef and presenter of television cookery programmes
4. (Biography) Joseph, known as King Oliver. 1885–1938, US pioneer jazz cornetist
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(ˈɒl ə vər)

one of Charlemagne's paladins.
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[ˈɒlɪvəʳ] NOliverio
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They are the second-lowest scorers in the division and could be without Argentinian centreforward Marcelo Olivera, who was forced off with an injury just seven minutes into a 0-0 draw at home to Deportivo Municipal last week.
Cozen O'Connor attorney Elizabeth Olivera, an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation practice in Chicago, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago (FALA Chicago).
Pianist Tatiana Stupak, violinist Olivera Rialas, clarinetist Durko Zarkovic and soprano Anastasia Maksimova will join forces to help raise money life for patients suffering from neuromuscular diseases.
Participants of the OSCE conference on the media in Southeast Europe, being held in Struga, condemned the armed attack on Olivera LakiA, a research journalist of the daily newspaper "Vijesti" from Montenegro, which happened on May 8.
The discovery of ziconotide (Prialt[R]), a unique non-opioid analgesic that is an N-type calcium channel blocker, has its roots beginning in the 1940s when a young Filipino boy, Baldomero Olivera, would sort seashells while waiting for his father to finish playing tennis at a local club.
At the Lekhwiya stadium yesterday, goals from Sardor Rashidov and Romarinho from the penalty spot were enough for the soldiers who had to endure a nervy final 15 minutes after Al Wakrah striker Pablo Olivera pulled a goal back for his side.
When Judge Lou Olivera of Cumberland County, North Carolina, sentenced a veteran to jail for one day, after the man admitted he tampered with his urine screen and had been driving under the influence, Olivera did something quite unusual.
The results also suggest that "months to years after the primary brain injury, there may be a continuation of secondary injuries with residual axonal degeneration and blood-brain barrier disruptions in this population that may contribute to the maintenance of postconcussive disorder symptoms and affect symptom severity," wrote Anlys Olivera, Ph.D., of the National Institute of Nursing Research, Bethesda, Md., and her associates.
This has been a much better display from Newcastle United - but they were pegged back on the stroke of half-time by a Nelson Olivera header, with the Portuguese international scoring his first Premier League goal.