Brother Jonathan


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Brother Jonathan

the original Uncle Sam. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 110]
See: America

Brother Jonathan

British slang for the typical American. [Br. Usage: Misc.]

Brother Jonathan

17th-century British nickname for Puritans. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 110]
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Discover the star-making roles that set him on the path to Hollywood long before Lincoln with My Brother Jonathan andDaniel Day-Lewis Triple Feature: How Many Miles to Babylon?
Tony Worby, 25, and his 21-year-old brother Jonathan, of Rowlestone Rise, in Bradford, died at the scene after the car they were in left the M1 motorway and crashed into a road sign at about 9.
She is survived by her husband, Parveen Gill, parents John and Natalie Ratila, brother Jonathan Ratila, sister Ann Ratila, all of Fitchburg, her cousin Nina Talix of NH, her lifelong friend Cheryl Tate of NH and her beloved cat Elsinora.
Samantha Kendrick felt the drug-related death of her 15-year-old brother Jonathan, had not been taken seriously enough by those in charge of the investigation, Andrew Tucker, defending, told Wolverhampton Crown Court.
The late icon's older brother Jonathan Sedgwick found it jolting to relive experiences from the 1960s when his sister was known as the ``It Girl'' and, as Warhol put it, ``famous for 15 minutes.
Follies of Science," written by Minnesotan Eric Dregni and his brother Jonathan, covers "how the world was supposed to look in 2006," Eric Dregni explains.
He was reportedly freed after a pounds 25,000 ransom was paid by brother Jonathan Pattison.
WOLVES chairman Rick Hayward is prepared to risk the wrath of his father by inviting brother Jonathan back on to the board.
Tobias, 37, who lost his teacher brother Jonathan, quizzed British government representative Baroness Crawley in Bali over claims that tourists had not been warned about terrorist threats.
Ben Finn, who started the company with his twin brother Jonathan Finn and served as CEO, takes on the newly created role of founder and director to focus on product development and innovation.
Jackson's brother Jonathan holds a minority stake in the business.