What is chosen?

  • (noun): The name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on chosen:

Chosen - Places
... Hosen, a moshav in northern Israel, also transliterated as Chosen. ...
Michael Andretti's World GP - Two-player Mode
... Two computer opponents could also be chosen to race against one another ... Any of the sixteen courses could be chosen by the players, and any of the four cars could be chosen by the players ... Race distance was chosen by the competitors, ranging from one to ten laps ...
Paloma Bloyd - Biography
... She was chosen to participate in the contest and ranked semi-finalist ... In 2008, she is chosen to form part of the cast of a theater production for the play Adulterios, written by Woody Allen, starring alongside "Almodovar actresses" María Barranco and Miriam Díaz-Aroca ... She has also been chosen to star in proclaimed film director Daniel Calparsoro's upcoming television film Inocentes ...
... constrained or restricted by linguistic convention such that it is not freely chosen ... All of the words in this expression are chosen restrictedly, as part of a chunk ... such as stark naked, hearty laugh, or infinite patience where one of the words is chosen freely (naked, laugh, and patience, respectively) based on the meaning ...
Hendrick Hendrickson
... At the May 12, 1790 annual reorganization, he was chosen as Chairman of the Board for one year he was again chosen as Chairman at the May 9, 1792 reorganization ... In 1797, Hendrickson was elected as a Chosen Freeholder to represent Middletown Township, and served a one-year term ... At the May 10, 1797 annual reorganization, he was once again chosen as Chairman, and served as in that capacity for one year before leaving the board ...

More definitions of "chosen":

  • (adj): Preferred above all others.
    Example: "The chosen few"; "her chosen abode"
  • (noun): An exclusive group of people.
    Synonyms: elect
  • (noun): One who is the object of choice; who is given preference.
    Example: "She was Mama's chosen"

Famous quotes containing the word chosen:

    Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.
    Apocrypha. Ecclesiasticus, 44:14.

    The line “their name liveth for evermore” was chosen by Rudyard Kipling on behalf of the Imperial War Graves Commission as an epitaph to be used in Commonwealth War Cemeteries. Kipling had himself lost a son in the fighting.

    Our housekeeping is mendicant, our arts, our occupations, our marriages, our religion we have not chosen, but society has chosen for us. We are parlor soldiers. We shun the ragged battle of fate, where strength is born.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia, happiness in the sense of “living well,” which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–1975)