warren: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wôr'un, wor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a place where rabbits breed or abound.
  2. a building or area containing many tenants in limited or crowded quarters.


Pronunciation: (wôr'un, wor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. 1891–1974, U.S. lawyer and political leader: Chief Justice of the U.S. 1953–69.
  2. 1741–75, American physician, statesman, and patriot.
  3. 1728–1814, U.S. historian and poet (sister of James Otis).
  4. born 1905, U.S. novelist and poet: named the first U.S. poet laureate (1986–87).
  5. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit. 161,134.
  6. a city in NE Ohio, NW of Youngstown. 56,629.
  7. a city in NW Pennsylvania. 12,146.
  8. a town in E Rhode Island. 10,640.
  9. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “protection.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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