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Oakley Tweet Definition of Oakley Like Definition of Oakley on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. any of several place names in England and the United States
  2. an English surname derived from the placename
     
ohm Tweet Definition of ohm Like Definition of ohm on Facebook
noun 
  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical resistance; the electrical resistance of a device across which a potential difference of one volt causes a current of one ampere. Symbol: Ω
     
Onions Tweet Definition of Onions Like Definition of Onions on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A surname
     
Orlando Tweet Definition of Orlando Like Definition of Orlando on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) of Italian origin, equivalent to Roland.
  2. A surname derived from the given name.
  3. A town in Florida, see Wikipedia:Orlando, Florida.
     
Osborne Tweet Definition of Osborne Like Definition of Osborne on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname.
  2. (given name, male), occasionally transferred from the surname.
     
Oswald Tweet Definition of Oswald Like Definition of Oswald on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A surname.
     
Ovid Tweet Definition of Ovid Like Definition of Ovid on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A 1st century BC Roman poet
  2. A male given name of historic origin
     
Owen Tweet Definition of Owen Like Definition of Owen on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) of Welsh origin, possibly derived from Eugene, cognate to Gaelic Eòghan.
    1. A Welsh patronymic surname derived from the given name.
    2. An Irish and Scottish patronymic surname from the Gaelic Mac Eoghain
     
Oxford Tweet Definition of Oxford Like Definition of Oxford on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A city in England famous for its university.
  2. Oxford University.
     

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