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Noun: Mitchell
  1. United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)
    - Maria Mitchell
  2. United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)
    - Margaret Mitchell, Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell
  3. English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    - R. J. Mitchell, Reginald Joseph Mitchell
  4. United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    - William Mitchell, Billy Mitchell
  5. United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)
    - Arthur Mitchell
  6. United States labour leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)
    - John Mitchell

Derived forms: Mitchells

Type of: aeronaut, aeronautical engineer, airman, astronomer, author, aviator, dancer, flier, flyer, full general, general, labor leader [US], labour leader [Brit, Cdn], professional dancer, stargazer, terpsichorean, uranologist, writer

Encyclopedia: Mitchell, Peter