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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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His brother Jonathan Mackenzie, 36, from Coopers Terrace in Ystrad Mynach, admitted three counts of VAT fraud.
Robert Guy, | conductor of the North East Wales Sinfonia, main and with musician brother Jonathan, with whom he founded the orchestra
Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee, 26, who was born in Dewsbury, came home first in the men's event on Saturday, with younger brother Jonathan, 24, third as they recorded their first podium finishes of the season - sandwiching Vincent Luis of France in second.
Bonfire Night celebrations at Stockton's Riverside on November 5, 1996 Andrew Backhouse, aged seven, of Acklam, is enjoying the sparklers on Bonfire Night in Middlesbrough in 1979 Left - Tiny terrors, left to right, Sara Robson, brother Jonathan and Laura Dale celebrating Halloween at Stockton Library in October 1988 ?
Younger brother Jonathan and Olympic silver medallist Javier Gomez set out in pursuit and they initially made some inroads into Alistair's lead.
I asked my brother Jonathan. "Don't you recall?" he said.
He tried to rectify the situation but his brother Jonathan had to go to trial at Pontypridd Magistrates' Court where Harris gave evidence and held his hand up to what happened.
Since then, his parents and older brother Jonathan have set up a charity - The Chris Salmon Foundation - to fund research into the streptococcal virus which led to his death, and education.
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 9.40pm on Saturday.
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.