macarthur macarthur  /mə ˈkɑr θər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)

News

  1. Separate bike lanes advised for MacArthur Boulevard

    MacArthur Boulevard in the Vancouver Heights will likely go from two vehicle lanes each direction to one vehicle lane and one bike lane in each direction, according to a city memo from Public Works Director Brian Carlson.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Columbian

  2. Oakland: Two fire agencies working to control blaze on MacArthur Boulevard

    OAKLAND -- One firefighter suffered second degree burns and four animals are dead after a blaze burned a home on the 200 block of MacArthur Boulevard, officials tweeted Saturday.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Wendy and Eric Schmidt Join Dame Ellen MacArthur in London to Launch Circular Economy Innovation Programme

    LONDON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy and Eric Schmidt joined Ellen MacArthur to launch the Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship programme at an inaugural Schmidt-MacArthur lecture at the Royal Institution ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I'll tell you something -- we will be back," said Manuel. "As MacArthur said, I guess, we will be back."
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Charlie Manuel Source: ESPN

  2. "The answer was, 'Well, he's colored,' and there was silence," Davis recalled in a 2002 article in Double Bassist magazine. "Finally MacArthur burst out, 'If you don't want him, then you don't want me.' So they quickly got together and...
    on Aug 4, 2007 By: Art Davis Source: Washington Post

  3. "I'm always worried about using the word 'victory,' because, you know, it invokes this notion of Emperor Hirohito coming down and signing a surrender to MacArthur," Obama told FOX News in an interview last summer.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: FrontPage Magazine

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