Douglas

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Doug·​las | \ ˈdə-gləs How to pronounce Douglas (audio) \

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John Shol*to \ ˈshȯl-​(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Douglas (audio) \ 1844–1900 8th Marquess and Earl of Queensberry \ ˈkwēnz-​ˌber-​ē How to pronounce Douglas (audio) , -​b(ə-​)rē \ Scottish boxing patron

Douglas

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Definition of Douglas (Entry 2 of 4)

Stephen Arnold 1813–1861 American politician

Douglas

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Definition of Douglas (Entry 3 of 4)

William Orville 1898–1980 American jurist

Douglas

geographical name
Doug·​las | \ ˈdə-gləs How to pronounce Douglas (audio) \

Definition of Douglas (Entry 4 of 4)

town in the United Kingdom population 22,214

Note: Douglas is the capital of the Isle of Man.

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“Douglas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Douglas. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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