holmes holmes  /ˈhoʊmz/


  1. (n) a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
  2. (n) United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
  3. (n) United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)
  4. (n) English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)


  1. Eleanor Holmes Norton Gives Thompson-Tied Money to DC Vote

    Unlike federal prosecutors, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton hasn't found anything fishy about donations her campaign received from people tied to Jeffrey Thompson .
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

  2. Holmes On Adam Jones Show: Celtics-Clippers Deal ‘A Long Shot’

    The Boston Globe's Baxter Holmes joined 98.5 The Sports Hub's The Adam Jones Show on Thursday night, and said the odds of anything going down between the Boston and LA is a long-shot.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CBS Boston

  3. Holmes' attorneys seek hospital video

    Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes want a judge to order that they be given a videotape of Holmes undergoing psychiatric care at a hospital.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KMGH 7 Denver

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