Pronunciation: (don; Sp., It. dôn), [key]
1. (cap.) Mr.; Sir: a Spanish title prefixed to a man's given name.
2. (in Spanish-speaking countries) a lord or gentleman.
3. (cap.) an Italian title of address, esp. for a priest.
4. a person of great importance.
5. (in the English universities) a head, fellow, or tutor of a college.
6. (in the Mafia) a head of a family or syndicate.
Pronunciation: (don), [key]
—v.t., donned, don•ning.
to put on or dress in: to don one's clothes.
Pronunciation: (dōn), [key]
(in prescriptions) donec.
Pronunciation: (don; for 1 also Russ. dôn), [key]
1. a river flowing generally S from Tula in the Russian Federation in Europe, to the Sea of Azov. ab. 1200 mi. (1930 km) long.
2. a river in NE Scotland, flowing E from Aberdeen county to the North Sea. 62 mi. (100 km) long.
3. a river in central England, flowing NE from S Yorkshire to the Humber estuary. 60 mi. (97 km) long.
4. a male given name, form of Donald.
Pronunciation: (dôn), [key]
—n. Welsh Myth.
a goddess, the mother of Gwydion and Arianrod: corresponds to the Irish Danu.
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