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Sul·li·van

 (sŭl′ə-vən), Anne Mansfield 1866-1936.
American educator. Visually impaired herself, she was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller.

Sullivan

, Sir Arthur Seymour 1842-1900.
British composer known for a series of comic operas, including H.M.S. Pinafore (1878) and The Mikado (1885), written with the lyricist W.S. Gilbert.

Sullivan

, Edward Vincent Known as "Ed." 1901-1974.
American columnist and host of The Ed Sullivan Show (1948-1971), a television variety show.

Sullivan

, Harry Stack 1892-1949.
American psychiatrist who theorized that personality is largely determined by one's interpersonal relations and the assimilation of societal values.

Sullivan

, John Lawrence 1858-1918.
American prizefighter who was the heavyweight champion from 1882 to 1892. In 1889 he fought the last bare-knuckles title bout.

Sullivan

, Louis Henry or Henri 1856-1924.
American architect known for his early steel-frame designs for skyscrapers and for his influential dictum "Form follows function."

Sullivan

(ˈsʌlɪvən)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Arthur (Seymour). 1842–1900, English composer who wrote operettas, such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878) and The Mikado (1885), with W. S. Gilbert as librettist
2. (Biography) Louis (Henri). 1856–1924, US pioneer of modern architecture: he coined the slogan "form follows function"

Sul•li•van

(ˈsʌl ə vən)

n.
1. Annie (Anne Mansfield Sullivan Macy), 1866–1936, U.S. teacher of Helen Keller.
2. Sir Arthur (Seymour), 1842–1900, English composer.
3. John L(awrence), 1858–1918, U.S. boxer.
4. Louis Hen•ri (ˈhɛn ri) 1856–1924, U.S. architect.
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Noun1.Sullivan - United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase `form follows function' (1856-1924)Sullivan - United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase `form follows function' (1856-1924)
2.Sullivan - United States psychiatrist (1892-1949)
3.Sullivan - United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)Sullivan - United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)
4.Sullivan - United States educator who was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller (1866-1936)
5.Sullivan - English composer of operettas who collaborated with the librettist William Gilbert (1842-1900)Sullivan - English composer of operettas who collaborated with the librettist William Gilbert (1842-1900)
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Fogg's usual partners at whist: Andrew Stuart, an engineer; John Sullivan and Samuel Fallentin, bankers; Thomas Flanagan, a brewer; and Gauthier Ralph, one of the Directors of the Bank of England-- all rich and highly respectable personages, even in a club which comprises the princes of English trade and finance.
Stuart, Fallentin, Sullivan, Flanagan, and Ralph, after consulting each other.
Mugambi, heeding the commands of his mistress, though still doubtful of the wisdom of his action, started off toward the south, with Jones and Sullivan at his heels.
Jones and Sullivan came up with the black warrior as the latter stood voicing his weird call.
When Jones and Sullivan joined Mugambi he would have killed them in his anger, thinking them parties to the plot; but they finally succeeded in partially convincing him that they had known nothing of it.
Have a small Sullivan first: it's the royal road to a cigar.
How I wish I could make the whole world see and hear him, and smell the smoke of his beloved Sullivan, as he took me into these, the secrets of his infamous trade
Sullivan, in his History of Maine, written since the Revolution, remarks, that even then the existence of the Great Carbuncle was not entirely discredited.
Steve Sullivan has always had concerns about the electrical systems of underground mining equipment.
While owners Leona Helmsley and Peter Malkin have seemingly resolved their beef amongst themselves, Tom Sullivan, the Empire State Building's director of leasing, has been busy working to ameliorate the rest.
I feel an obligation to temper the rosy picture painted by Andrew Sullivan in his Against the Current essay, "Still Here, So Sorry" [July 5].