/gawr"dn/, n.
1. Charles George ("Chinese Gordon"; "Gordon Pasha"), 1833-85, British general: administrator in China and Egypt.
2. Charles William, real name of Ralph Connor.
3. Lord George, 1751-93, English politician.
4. George Hamilton, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, 1784-1860, British statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1852-55.
5. Mary (Catherine), born 1949, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and essayist.
6. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning "round hill."

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(as used in expressions)
Aberdeen George Hamilton Gordon 4th earl of
Allport Gordon Willard
Bennett James Gordon
Byron George Gordon Byron 6th Baron
Childe Vere Gordon
Charles William Gordon
Craig Edward Henry Gordon
Curtis Charles Gordon
Gordon Charles George
Gordon Dexter Keith
Gordon Howe
Kinnock Neil Gordon
Lightfoot Gordon
Linkletter Arthur Gordon
MacArthur Charles Gordon
Meade George Gordon
Menzies Sir Robert Gordon
Robert Gordon Orr
Parks Gordon
Marion Gordon Robertson
Terrence Gordon Sawchuck

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