Meaning of Douglas

Doug•las

Pronunciation: (dug'lus), [key]
— n.
  1. (Issur Danielovitch Demsky), born 1916, U.S. actor.
  2. (“the Black Douglas”), 1286–1330, Scottish military leader.
  3. 1358?–88, Scottish military leader.
  4. 1877–1951, U.S. novelist and clergyman.
  5. born 1944, U.S. actor and producer (son of Kirk Douglas).
  6. 1813–61, U.S. political leader and statesman.
  7. 1898–1980, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1939–75.
  8. a city on and the capital of the Isle of Man: resort. 19,897.
  9. a city in SE Arizona. 13,058.
  10. a town in central Georgia. 10,980.
  11. a male given name: from a Scottish word meaning “black water.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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