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Lillian Gish thought that there should be a cabinet position for the arts and I think she was right. I think she was right.
Fay Wray

Meaning of "Gish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GISH

Gish  [ɡɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GISH

noun
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Gish is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gish

Gish is the debut album by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released in May 1991 through Caroline Records. Frontman Billy Corgan described Gish as a "very spiritual album". Despite initially peaking at only number 195 on the Billboard 200 upon its release, Gish was eventually certified platinum by the RIAA.

Definition of Gish in the English dictionary

The definition of Gish in the dictionary is Dorothy. 1898–1968, US film actress, chiefly in silent films. Other definition of Gish is her sister, Lillian. 1896–1993, US film and stage actress, noted esp for her roles in such silent films as The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GISH

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WORDS THAT END LIKE GISH

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Synonyms and antonyms of Gish in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Gish» into 25 languages

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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
380 millions of speakers
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غيش
280 millions of speakers

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Гиш
278 millions of speakers

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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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ギッシュ
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기쉬
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Gish
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Gish
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கிஷ்
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जिश
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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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Gish
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Trends of use of Gish

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GISH»

The term «Gish» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.713 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Gish

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Famous quotes and sentences with the word Gish.
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Fay Wray
Lillian Gish thought that there should be a cabinet position for the arts and I think she was right. I think she was right.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GISH»

Discover the use of Gish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life
"As someone who worked with and knew Lillian Gish for years, I found Charles Affron's portrait revealing and moving. He rekindles the life of this intuitive and generous artist beautifully."--Eva Marie Saint
Charles Affron, 2002
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Lillian Gish: A Life on Stage and Screen
On March 12, 1993, Lillian Gish's memorial service was attended by a host of celebrities whose lives had been touched by her long and remarkable career.
Stuart Oderman, 2000
3
Desmond Tutu: A Biography
Presents the life of the South African churchman, discussing his childhood and adolescence, his call to the ministry and time in England, his return to South Africa, and his role in the stuggle to end apartheid for which he was awarded the ...
Steven Gish, 2004
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Tiger Writing
In three pieces originally delivered as special lectures, draws on the biography of the author's father as well as the evolution of her own work to contrast Western and Eastern ideas of self-narration and interdependency.
Gish Jen, 2013
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Who's Irish?: Stories
The stories in Who's Irish? prove once again that Gish Jen is an essential writer for our time--a writer who moves and entertains us as she updates the American Dream.
Gish Jen, 2012
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Dinosaurs by Design
Travel with the dinosaurs as they board Noah's Ark and then enter the strange new world after the Flood Find out what happened to the dinosaurs and are there any alive today.
Duane T. Gish, Gloria Clanin, 1992
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World and Town
This is a truly masterful novel—enthralling, essential, and satisfying. From the Hardcover edition.
Gish Jen, 2010
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An Actor's Life for Me
Covers Lillian Gish's childhood years, spent in the theater in the early 1900s before the movie era.
Lillian Gish, Selma G. Lanes, 1987
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The Movies, Mr. Griffith, and Me
The veteran movie and stage actress discusses her career and her work with film pioneer, D.W. Griffith
Lillian Gish, Ann Pinchot, 1969
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Bad Boys and Black Sheep: Fateful Tales from the West
In this multicultural collection of ten new stories, Robert Franklin Gish ranges through settings as diverse as the contemporary California coast and the ghost-haunted hills of Oklahoma Indian Territory, exploring the complex intersections ...
Robert Gish, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gish is used in the context of the following news items.
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Faces in Places
'Acheiropoieta' The Arts Council of Doom founder Steve Freeman poses with Jamie Gish Bates, the inspiration for this piece, at his latest art ... «Evansville Courier & Press, Jul 15»
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Family-friendly feature film being shot in Henderson, Evansville
PHOTO COURTESY OF CATHY GISH Randy Vaughn, owner of Delker's Bar & Music Venue, poses with Cathy Gish, the location manager for ... «Evansville Courier & Press, Jul 15»
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Torn Label Brewing Co. opens East Crossroads taproom Saturday
TAMMY LJUNGBLAD The Kansas City Star. By Sarah Gish ... on all of Kansas City's breweries and taprooms. Sarah Gish, sgish@kcstar.com ... «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
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Grand Island Senior High yearbook deficit addressed; UNDRground …
Harden said the deficit was brought to his attention by GISH Principal Jeff Gilbertson, who largely inherited the problem, which has been ... «Grand Island Independent, Jul 15»
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Veruca Salt's Louise Post and Nina Gordon: The Soundtrack of Our …
But I will say, and I hate to give them props, but if I hear anything by Smashing Pumpkins—like anything from Gish—that definitely does remind ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
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Suffolk County Historical Society executive director to leave post
Curran also oversaw the reopening of the building's east wing as the Noel J. Gish Sr. Gallery this spring. The 950-square-foot gallery, which ... «RiverheadLOCAL, Jul 15»
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TCT adds technical wizardry to its 'Wizard of Oz' production
... Miller, Henri Pryor and Jaxon Schroeder), Munchkin Schoolteachers (Ann Beall and Natalie Gish) and Munchkin Fiddler (Jamie Ramos). «Topeka Capital Journal, Jul 15»
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Why Smashing Pumpkins Should Play Gish in Concert
As a record shop owner in 1991, I was present when Gish was being readied for mass consumption. Handed an advance copy by an astute ... «Phoenix New Times, Jul 15»
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Camp WACK helps kids with disabilities boost self-esteem
“They get to come, have camaraderie with other children that have like abilities of themselves,” said Gish. “It's a day…that's special for them. «wlfi.com, Jul 15»
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FAA to Drop Donald Trump-Related Navigation Codes
... committee during a 2010 meeting. The flight controller who suggested the names, Gregory Gish, has since retired, the paper reported. «New York Times, Jul 15»

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