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Meaning of Williams

Wil•liams

Pronunciation: (wil'yumz), [key]
— n.
  1. 1889–1953, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
  2. (Egbert Austin Williams), 1876?–1922, U.S. comedian and songwriter.
  3. born 1943, Northern Irish peace activist: Nobel peace prize 1976.
  4. 1858–1931, U.S. surgeon and educator: performed first successful heart surgery 1893.
  5. born 1905, Welsh playwright and actor.
  6. born 1911, U.S. politician and diplomat.
  7. 1923–53, U.S. country-and-western singer, musician, and composer.
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  9. 1603?–83, English clergyman in America: founder of Rhode Island colony 1636.
  10. (Thomas Lanier Williams), 1911–83, U.S. dramatist.
  11. (Ted), born 1918, U.S. baseball player.
  12. 1731–1811, U.S. merchant and revolutionary statesman.
  13. 1883–1963, U.S. poet and novelist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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