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NOUN (4)

1. United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902);
[syn: Morris, Esther Morris, Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris]

2. English poet and craftsman (1834-1896);
[syn: Morris, William Morris]

3. leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806);
[syn: Morris, Robert Morris]

4. United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816);
[syn: Morris, Gouverneur Morris]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Morris \Mor"ris\, n. [So called from its discoverer.] (Zool.) A marine fish having a very slender, flat, transparent body. It is now generally believed to be the young of the conger eel or some allied fish. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Morris \Mor"ris\, n. [Sp. morisco Moorish, fr. Moro a Moor: cf. F. moresque, It. moresca.] 1. A Moorish dance, usually performed by a single dancer, who accompanies the dance with castanets. [1913 Webster] 2. A dance formerly common in England, often performed in pagenats, processions, and May games. The dancers, grotesquely dressed and ornamented, took the parts of Robin Hood, Maidmarian, and other fictitious characters. [1913 Webster] 3. An old game played with counters, or men, which are placed at the angles of a figure drawn on a board or on the ground; also, the board or ground on which the game is played. [1913 Webster] The nine-men's morris is filled up with mud. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: The figure consists of three concentric squares, with lines from the angles of the outer one to those of the inner, and from the middle of each side of the outer square to that of the inner. The game is played by two persons with nine or twelve pieces each (hence called nine-men's morris or twelve-men's morris). The pieces are placed alternately, and each player endeavors to prevent his opponent from making a straight row of three. Should either succeed in making a row, he may take up one of his opponent's pieces, and he who takes off all of his opponent's pieces wins the game. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Morris n 1: United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902) [syn: Morris, Esther Morris, Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris] 2: English poet and craftsman (1834-1896) [syn: Morris, William Morris] 3: leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806) [syn: Morris, Robert Morris] 4: United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816) [syn: Morris, Gouverneur Morris]
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Morris -- U.S. County in Kansas Population (2000): 6104 Housing Units (2000): 3160 Land area (2000): 697.378461 sq. miles (1806.201846 sq. km) Water area (2000): 5.457234 sq. miles (14.134170 sq. km) Total area (2000): 702.835695 sq. miles (1820.336016 sq. km) Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20 Location: 38.703192 N, 96.640347 W Headwords: Morris Morris, KS Morris County Morris County, KS
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Morris -- U.S. County in New Jersey Population (2000): 470212 Housing Units (2000): 174379 Land area (2000): 468.992361 sq. miles (1214.684587 sq. km) Water area (2000): 12.293914 sq. miles (31.841090 sq. km) Total area (2000): 481.286275 sq. miles (1246.525677 sq. km) Located within: New Jersey (NJ), FIPS 34 Location: 40.867167 N, 74.500442 W Headwords: Morris Morris, NJ Morris County Morris County, NJ
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Morris -- U.S. County in Texas Population (2000): 13048 Housing Units (2000): 6017 Land area (2000): 254.511096 sq. miles (659.180684 sq. km) Water area (2000): 4.128696 sq. miles (10.693274 sq. km) Total area (2000): 258.639792 sq. miles (669.873958 sq. km) Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 33.059179 N, 94.712072 W Headwords: Morris Morris, TX Morris County Morris County, TX
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Morris, NY -- U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 591 Housing Units (2000): 284 Land area (2000): 0.729291 sq. miles (1.888856 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007885 sq. miles (0.020421 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.737176 sq. miles (1.909277 sq. km) FIPS code: 48483 Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36 Location: 42.548064 N, 75.245131 W ZIP Codes (1990): 13808 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Morris, NY Morris
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Morris, IL -- U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 11928 Housing Units (2000): 5084 Land area (2000): 6.878958 sq. miles (17.816419 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.280884 sq. miles (0.727486 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.159842 sq. miles (18.543905 sq. km) FIPS code: 50491 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 41.364739 N, 88.426143 W ZIP Codes (1990): 60450 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Morris, IL Morris
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Morris, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 1294 Housing Units (2000): 531 Land area (2000): 1.101894 sq. miles (2.853893 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.056080 sq. miles (0.145246 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.157974 sq. miles (2.999139 sq. km) FIPS code: 49400 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 35.610041 N, 95.861038 W ZIP Codes (1990): 74445 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Morris, OK Morris
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Morris, AL -- U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 1827 Housing Units (2000): 687 Land area (2000): 3.043875 sq. miles (7.883601 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.011197 sq. miles (0.028999 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.055072 sq. miles (7.912600 sq. km) FIPS code: 51456 Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01 Location: 33.747374 N, 86.807023 W ZIP Codes (1990): 35116 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Morris, AL Morris
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Morris, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 5068 Housing Units (2000): 2067 Land area (2000): 4.283281 sq. miles (11.093647 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.252304 sq. miles (0.653464 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.535585 sq. miles (11.747111 sq. km) FIPS code: 44242 Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27 Location: 45.584947 N, 95.909977 W ZIP Codes (1990): 56267 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Morris, MN Morris