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  • (noun): United States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969).
    Synonyms: John L. Lewis, John Llewelly Lewis
    See also — Additional definitions below


Lewis (Scottish Gaelic: Le├▓dhas, also Isle of Lewis) is the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides (an archipelago) of Scotland. The total area of Lewis is 683 square miles (1,770 km2).

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Ron Lewis - Early Life, Education, and Career
... Lewis was born in McKell near South Shore in Greenup County in far northeastern Kentucky ... Lewis returned to Morehead in 1980 to earn a master's degree in professional education in 1981 ... At twenty-one, Lewis worked in the 1967 gubernatorial campaign of Louie B ...
David R. Lewis
... David Lewis (born March 6, 1971) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's 53rd House District since 2002 ... Lewis is serving or has served on the Committees on Agriculture, Education, Education Subcommittee on Community Colleges, Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform, Finance ... Lewis was first elected in the 2002 elections ...
Ron Lewis - Retirement
... On January 29, 2008, Lewis announced he wouldn't run for reelection in 2008 on the same day as the filing deadline he was hoping to ensure the GOP ... many prominent Kentucky Republicans, Lewis said he was tired of splitting his time between Washington and Kentucky, and that serving in Congress had not been as encouraging since Democrats gained the ... Lewis deposited his congressional papers at Baptist-affiliated Campbellsville University ...
Clarkston, Washington - History
... The name Clarkston is a reference to William Clark, of Lewis and Clark fame ... the Idaho state line from Clarkston, is named for Meriwether Lewis, and is the larger and older of the two cities (ironically Lewis and Clark never even ...

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  • (noun): United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935).
    Synonyms: Jerry Lee Lewis
  • (noun): United States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809).
    Synonyms: Meriwether Lewis

Famous quotes containing the word lewis:

    If kangaroos had no tails, they would topple over seems to me to mean something like this: in any possible state of affairs in which kangaroos have no tails, and which resembles our actual state of affairs as much as kangaroos having no tails permits it to, the kangaroos topple over.
    —David Lewis (b. 1941)

    Why is it we never get our bad medicine in small doses?
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. First Sea Lord (Laurence Naismith)

    Hunger shall make thy modest zone
    And cheat fond death of all but bone—
    —Cecil Day Lewis (1904–1972)