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I had joined Yes in 1971. I was a classically trained musician who had worked with numerous artists as a session musician. I played on David Bowie's 'Life On Mars,' Cat Stevens's 'Morning Has Broken' and even on some Des O'Connor records, though I kept that quiet.
Rick Wakeman

Meaning of "O'Connor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF O'CONNOR

O'Connor  [əʊˈkɒnə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF O'CONNOR

noun
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pronoun
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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
O'connor 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 O'CONNOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

O'Connor

O'Connor is a surname of Irish origin, originally meaning Ó Conchobhair. There were at least five unrelated Ó Conchobhair families originally, located in Derry, Sligo/Roscommon, Offaly/Laoise, Clare and Kerry.

Definition of O'Connor in the English dictionary

The first definition of O'Connor in the dictionary is Feargus. 1794–1855, Irish politician and journalist, a leader of the Chartist movement. Other definition of O'Connor is Flannery. 1925–64, US novelist and short-story writer, author of Wise Blood and The Violent Bear it Away. O'connor is also Frank, real name Michael O'Donovan. 1903–66, Irish short-story writer and critic.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH O'CONNOR


belladonna
ˌbɛləˈdɒnə
dishonour
dɪsˈɒnə
doner
ˈdɒnə
Donna
ˈdɒnə
goner
ˈɡɒnə
gonna
ˈɡɒnə
hizzoner
hɪˈzɒnə
honor
ˈɒnə
honour
ˈɒnə
Madonna
məˈdɒnə
Maradona
ˌmærəˈdɒnə
Murphy-O´Connor
ˈmɜːfɪəʊˈkɒnə
Shona
ˈʃɒnə
thronner
ˈθrɒnə
ultramarathoner
ˌʌltrəˈmærəˌθɒnə
wanna
ˈwɒnə
wonner
ˈwɒnə
Yukoner
ˈjuːkɒnə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE O'CONNOR

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Brien
O´Casey
o´clock
O´Connell
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Flaherty
Higgins
Keeffe
Neill
Toole
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WORDS THAT END LIKE O'CONNOR

Asia Minor
assignor
countertenor
demeanor
donor
governor
intervenor
kronor
lieutenant governor
lieutenant-governor
manor
Medal of Honor
minor
misdemeanor
Monsignor
nor
Radnor
Rory O´Connor
signor
tenor

Synonyms and antonyms of O'Connor in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «O'Connor» into 25 languages

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奥康纳
1,325 millions of speakers

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O´Connor
570 millions of speakers

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O´Connor
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O´Connor
380 millions of speakers
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أوكونور
280 millions of speakers

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О´Коннор
278 millions of speakers

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O´Connor
270 millions of speakers

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ও´কোনেলের
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O´Connor
220 millions of speakers

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O´Connell
190 millions of speakers

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O´Connor
180 millions of speakers

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オコナー
130 millions of speakers

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오코너
85 millions of speakers

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O´Connell
85 millions of speakers
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O´Connor
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ஓ´கான்னெல்
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ओ´कोनेल
75 millions of speakers

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O´Connell
70 millions of speakers

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O´Connor
65 millions of speakers

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O´Connor
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О´Коннор
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O´Connor
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O´Connor
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O´Connor
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O´Connor
10 millions of speakers
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O´Connor
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about O'Connor

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7 QUOTES WITH «O'CONNOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word O'Connor.
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Elena Kagan
I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me.
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Ben Marcus
I like big doses of grief when I read: Richard Yates, Flannery O'Connor, Kenzabaro Oe, Thomas Bernhard.
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Frances Mayes
When I was twelve, I started reading Eudora Welty, Thomas Wolfe, Flannery O'Connor, James Agee, and - do we dare breathe the name - William Faulkner.
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Sinead O'Connor
I'm not going to be singing songs that I made in the past. I closed the door on that incarnation of Sinead O'Connor.
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Sinead O'Connor
As far as I'm concerned, I'm now in the business of making spiritual records and using my voice for that purpose. I'm not going to be singing songs that I made in the past. I closed the door on that incarnation of Sinead O'Connor.
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Rick Wakeman
I had joined Yes in 1971. I was a classically trained musician who had worked with numerous artists as a session musician. I played on David Bowie's 'Life On Mars,' Cat Stevens's 'Morning Has Broken' and even on some Des O'Connor records, though I kept that quiet.
7
Sara Zarr
I don't want to pretend like I'm some intellectual person who understands Flannery O'Connor.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «O'CONNOR»

Discover the use of O'Connor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to O'Connor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Frank O'Connor Reader
' Except for the masterpiece, 'Guest of the Nation, ' the stories included here have been out of print for twenty years, and one story had been previously unpublished.
Frank O'Connor, Michael A. Steinman, 1994
2
The Art and Vision of Flannery O'Connor
But the significance of the book extends far beyond O'Connor scholarship, for Brinkmeyer presents a critical method that has value for exploring other writers, particularly other modern Catholic writers.
Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr., 1993
3
Conversations with Flannery O'Connor
As this collection of interviews shows, Flannery O'Connor's fiction, though bound to a particular time and place, embodies and reveals universal ideas.
Rosemary M. Magee, 1987
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Star of the Sea
In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean during the summer of 1847, a boatload of Irish refugees heading for the promise of America is stalked by a killer in their ranks who seems bent on some kind of revenge, in a historical thriller by the ...
Joseph O'Connor, 2004
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The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Special Award "I have come to think that the true likeness of Flannery O'Connor will be painted by herself, a self-portrait in words, to be found in her letters .
Flannery O'Connor, Sally Fitzgerald, 1988
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"A Good Man is Hard to Find":
Presents a chronology of the life of author Flannery O'Conner, comments and letters by the author about the story, and a series of ten critical essays by noted authors about her work.
Flannery O'Connor, Frederick Asals, 1993
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Flannery O'Connor
Bloom reviews some of Flannery O'Connor's most famous short stories, including "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," "Good Country People," "Everything That Rises Must Converge," and "Revelation."
Harold Bloom, 2009
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Understanding Transitions in the Early Years: Supporting ...
Including case studies, examples of good practice and questions for reflection this thought-provoking text emphasises the little things that practitioners can do for the individual children in their care to help them feel secure and ...
Anne O'Connor, 2012
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Correspondence of Flannery O'Connor and the Brainard Cheneys
188 previously unpublished letters between Flannery O'Connor and novelist Brainard Cheney, a fellow Roman Catholic close to the Tate circle
C. Ralph Stephens, 1986
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Flannery O'Connor and the Christ-Haunted South
For those looking to deepen their appreciation of Flannery O'Connor, Wood shows how this literary icon's stories, novels, and essays impinge on America's cultural and ecclesial condition.
Ralph C. Wood, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «O'CONNOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term O'Connor is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sarah McLachlan slides into Sinead O'Connor's spot at Winnipeg's …
Sarah McLachlan is taking over headlining duties for this summer's Interstellar Rodeo in Winnipeg after Sinead O'Connor pulled out. «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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Who should replace Sinead O'Connor at the Regina Folk Festival?
The Regina Folk Festival was dealt a blow earlier this week when Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor cancelled her Aug. 8 headlining gig ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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Boat turn-backs: Left faction's Brendan O'Connor backs Bill …
Labor frontbencher and prominent Left faction member Brendan O'Connor has backed his leader's position on asylum seeker boat turn-backs ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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Rover's return: Moriarty tribunal found accountant Denis O'Connor
The recently appointed chairman of Bray Wanderers, Denis O'Connor, featured in the Moriarty tribunal in relation to a property deal involving a ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
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Art of influence: Nuala O'Connor on all that dwells in possibility
Above my writing desk there is a Tom Gauld cartoon with the caption 'Crime-fighting with Spiderman and Ginsberg'. Spiderman is running ... «National Post, Jul 15»
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Sinéad O'Connor forced to cancel summer tour dates due to …
Sinéad O'Connor has been forced to cancel a string of summer gigs upon ... The statement read: 'Sinéad O'Connor apologises profusely to her ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Patrick O'Connor, Bill Cosby's embattled lawyer, remains chair of …
Patrick O'Connor, chairman of Temple University's Board of Trustees, speaks during a public memorial service for Philadelphia Inquirer ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
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Defender Anthony O'Connor wants to learn the game from Burton …
At just 22, former Blackburn Rovers and Plymouth Argyle defender O'Connor knows he still has plenty to learn about the game and hopes any ... «Burton Mail, Jul 15»
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Community grieves for Lucas O'Connor
GOSHEN — Lucas O'Connor was an honor student and an Eagle Scout who had hoped to become a veterinarian. But his life and his plans ... «The Warwick Advertiser, Jul 15»
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O'Connor Tries To Broker Solution To Heated Greenfield Property …
“Neighbors are disputing, calling each other names, they're harassing each other. That's what we don't want to have happen,” says O'Connor. «CBS Local, Jul 15»

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