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brown

1. any of various colours, such as those of wood or earth, produced by low intensity light in the wavelength range 620--585 nanometres
2. brown cloth or clothing
3. any of numerous mostly reddish-brown butterflies of the genera Maniola, Lasiommata, etc., such as M. jurtina (meadow brown): family Satyridae
4. of the colour brown

Brown

1. Sir Arthur Whitten . 1886--1948, British aviator who with J W Alcock made the first flight across the Atlantic (1919)
2. Ford Madox. 1821--93, British painter, associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings include The Last of England (1865) and Work (1865)
3. George (Alfred), Lord George-Brown. 1914--85, British Labour politician; vice-chairman and deputy leader of the Labour party (1960--70); foreign secretary 1966--68
4. George Mackay. 1921--96, Scottish poet, novelist, and short-story writer. His works, which include the novels Greenvoe (1972) and Magnus (1973), reflect the history and culture of Orkney
5. (James) Gordon. born 1951, British Labour politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1997
6. Herbert Charles. born 1912, US chemist, who worked on the compounds of boron. Nobel prize for chemistry 1979
7. James. born 1933, US soul singer and songwriter, noted for his dynamic stage performances and for his commitment to Black rights
8. John. 1800--59, US abolitionist leader, hanged after leading an unsuccessful rebellion of slaves at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
9. Lancelot, called Capability Brown. 1716--83, British landscape gardener
10. Michael (Stuart). born 1941, US physician: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1985) for work on cholesterol
11. Robert. 1773--1858, Scottish botanist who was the first to observe the Brownian movement in fluids

brown

symbol of unfruitfulness. [Color Symbolism: Jobes, 357]

Brown

(dreams)
Brown is not the most cheerful color in the spectrum. It is a very serious color that is associated with the earth, dirt, or soil. Autumn is generally brown and it represents a season of dormancy and conservatism. The brown in your dream may be symbolic of physical reality and earthiness. It may represent things in their “barest” form, and its interpretation may encourage you to add some light and depth into your daily life.
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How else to explain Revis signing with the hated New York Jets for five years and $70 million on Tuesday, the opening day of free agency, and Browner getting three years and $18 million from the New Orleans Saints on Thursday.
The scientists said about 25% of the oil had not been captured or evaporated and there still would be some tarballs washing up onshore but the government would make sure those were cleaned up as quickly as possible, Browner said.
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Browner said she hoped the latest plan would work, but admitted it would be a temporary measure and that a relief well currently being drilled might turn out to be the permanent solution.
The President has said from the very beginning, in addition to health care, the White House needs to be focused on energy," Browner said.
Dubbed the climate tsar' in the press, Browner is likely to be the lynchpin in formulating the Obama administration's policy on climate change - an issue of central importance in the transatlantic relationship.
He acts efficiently; during the first week after his inauguration he appointed all key persons who will negotiate the future world agreement on climate protection,"noted Bursik with satisfaction, adding that his discussions with Browner would particularly focus on "the significant change in the American attitude to climate negotiations"before recalling that the United States and Europe have a joint objective to reach an agreement on climate change before the scheduled December meeting in Copenhagen.
Ms Browner, aged 53, was in charge of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Clinton administration.
Browner is an ally of Al Gore, the former vice-president turned Nobel Prize-winning environmental campaigner, and headed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Bill Clinton's administration.
He also named Lisa Jackson, former head of New Jersey's environmental department, to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Carol Browner, administrator of the EPA under President Clinton, to lead a new White House council on energy and climate.
Browner, former head of EPA, who is now an attorney in Washington, D.
Dorsey went ahead 13-8 in the third quarter when reserve tailback Johnathan Franklin scored on a 1-yard run, set up by a fumble recovery by Dorsey's Keith Browner at the Crenshaw 5-yard line.