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Macdonald

1. Flora. 1722--90, Scottish heroine, who helped the Young Pretender to escape to Skye after his defeat at the battle of Culloden (1746)
2. Sir John Alexander. 1815--91, Canadian statesman, born in Scotland, who was the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada (1867--73; 1878--91)

MacDonald

(James) Ramsay. 1866--1937, British statesman, who led the first and second Labour Governments (1924 and 1929--31). He also led a coalition (1931--35), which the majority of the Labour Party refused to support
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Thus in the multivalent figure of the air-fish MacDonald sketches an outline of the interpenetrating nature of life and death, the sustaining power of sacrifice, and the interconnectedness of all living things.
Mott MacDonald is one of the world's largest management, engineering and development consultancies.
Rangers - Walker (Bruce), MacKinnon, Dawson (Burns), McClelland (McPherson), Paterson, Munro, Russell, McCoist, Clark (McAdam), MacDonald (E Ferguson), Cooper.
UKPRwire, Wed May 30 2012] Macdonald Hotels now has two Manchester hotels which are able to boast award winning breakfasts; Macdonald Manchester and Macdonald Townhouse are part of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts who recently attained a highly acclaimed industry award for the most important meal of the day.
ClickPress, Wed Jan 11 2012] Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has announced its winter sale, offering savings of up to 50% off the standard room rate at the company's portfolio of 4 and 5 star hotels and resorts in the UK and Spain.
USPRwire, Wed Jan 11 2012] Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has announced its winter sale, offering savings of up to 50% off the standard room rate at the company's portfolio of 4 and 5 star hotels and resorts in the UK and Spain.
Gwyn himself admires Macdonald and describes those qualities that attracted Macdonald's contemporaries and Canadians more generally to him: his generosity of spirit; his ability to move easily among kings and paupers; his extraordinary skill in negotiation whether in Charlottetown or in Washington; and, of course, his exceptional wit.
Gareth MacDonald was wooed with presents and holidays by former British Airways steward Glenn Rycroft, the Old Bailey heard.
Gareth MacDonald was wooed with presents and holidays by former British Airways steward Glenn Rycroft - who later turned out to be a serial fraudster, the Old Bailey heard.
In 1942, the quixotic journalist Dwight Macdonald (1906-82) tweaked Hoover's nose in a fledgling, left-wing, New York little magazine--and thereby ran afoul of Hoover's massive PR machine.
BAXL Technologies Inc (OTC BB: BXLH), a solutions provider enabling the reliable delivery of wired and wireless broadband applications, announced on Wednesday (12 December) that the company has partnered with Resort Condominiums International (RCI) to provide broadband infrastructure and in-room entertainment packages in five of the eight Macdonald Resorts resort properties across Europe.
According to a fellow passenger, the Bishop of Nassau, the seventy-one-year-old MacDonald was 'obviously a tired man'.