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Noun: Murray  mur-ee or mú-ree [N. Amer], mú-ree [Brit]
  1. A southeast Australian river; flows westward and then south into the Indian Ocean at Adelaide
    - Murray River
  2. Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)
    - James Murray, James Augustus Murray, James Augustus Henry Murray, Sir James Murray, Sir James Augustus Murray, Sir James Augustus Henry Murray
  3. British classical scholar (born in Australia) who advocated the League of Nations and the United Nations (1866-1957)
    - Gilbert Murray, George Gilbert Aime Murphy

Type of: classical scholar, classicist, lexicographer, lexicologist, philologist, philologue, river

Part of: Australia, Commonwealth of Australia, Oz

Encyclopedia: Murray, NE