downing downing  /ˈdaʊ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)

Usage(s):

  • Like clockwork, al-Qaeda-linked Sunni insurgents quickly claimed responsibility for Wednesday's downing, which brought to 28 the number of helicopter fatalities in the five crashes.

News

  1. Two golfers try to advance in First Tee Drive, Chip, and Putt competition

    Grace Holcomb and Kiersten Downing have been friends for a longtime. Now the two have dreams of playing The Masters
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WECT 6 Wilmington

  2. Downing students discuss alternative energy

    As the country continues to explore alternative sources of energy, a group of sixth-graders at Downing Middle School has joined in the search.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Flower Mound Leader

  3. Downing prepares for bittersweet return to PH

    Indiana Hall of Famer Katie Downing will return as an assistant wrestling coach at Pendleton Heights, replacing her kate friend Eric Kriebel.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Herald Bulletin

Quotes

  1. Former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell said: "Treating the Dalai Lama as only a religious leader simply ignores reality. There is no reason why he should not be received at No 10 Downing Street. Many people will conclude that the Prime...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Sir Menzies Campbell Source: Independent

  2. "These are very serious matters," Mr Cameron said. "I'm sure that Number 10 Downing Street and the Civil Service in some way will want to have some sort of inquiry to get to the bottom of what has happened here."
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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