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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."
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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"
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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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