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Moore, Brian(Encyclopedia)Moore, Brian, 1921–99, Canadian-American novelist, b. Belfast, Northern Ireland. He emigrated to Canada in 1948, where he was a reporter for the Montreal Gazette. He later moved to the United States...
Moore(Encyclopedia)Moore, city (1990 pop. 40,761), Cleveland co., central Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City; settled 1889 as Verbeck, renamed Moore, inc. 1893. Its manufactures include lightning- and surge-protection equ...
O Nuallaian, Brian(Encyclopedia)O Nuallaian, Brian: see O'Brien, Flann.
Bedford, Brian(Encyclopedia)Bedford, Brian, 1935–2016, English actor, b. Morley, Yorkshire; studied Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. During his long career, Bedford, who was adept at both tragedy and comedy, performed on...
Faulkner, Brian(Encyclopedia)Faulkner, Brian fôk´nr [key], 1921–77, Northern Irish politician. A Protestant businessman, he was elected to the Northern Ireland Parliament as a Unionist in 1949. As minister of home affairs (...
Cowen, Brian(Encyclopedia)Cowen, Brian, 1960– Irish political leader, prime minister of the Repubic of Ireland (2008–11). A lawyer from a family long involved in Fianna Fáil politics, he was first elected to the Irish par...
Mulroney, Brian(Encyclopedia)Mulroney, Brian (Martin Brian Mulroney)mlr´n, –roo´n [key], 1939–, Canadian prime minister (1984–93). Raised in Quebec in a working class family, Mulroney was a successful bilingual ...
Boroimhe, Brian(Encyclopedia)Boroimhe, Brian: see Brian Boru.
Boru, Brian(Encyclopedia)Boru, Brian: see Brian Boru.
Brian Boru(Encyclopedia)Brian Boru or Brian Boroimheboth: br´n, brn; broo´, br´ [key], 940?–1014, king of Ireland. A clan prince, he succeeded his brother Mathghamhain, who had seized the throne of Munster...
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