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Clinton

Clinton is an English family name, indicating one's ancestors came from English places called Glympton or Glinton. Clinton has frequently been used as a given name in the United States since the late 19th century, probably originally in honor of DeWitt Clinton or one of his famous relatives. Baron Clinton is a title of peerage in England, originally created in 1298. Some notable people with the surname Clinton include:

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More definitions of "Clinton":

  • (noun): United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828).
    Synonyms: DeWitt Clinton
  • (noun): A town in east central Iowa.

Famous quotes containing the word clinton:

    For all the injustices in our past and our present, we have to believe that in the free exchange of ideas, justice will prevail over injustice, tolerance over intolerance and progress over reaction.
    —Hillary Rodham Clinton (b. 1947)

    They may walk with a little less spring in their step, and the ranks are growing thinner, but let us never forget, when they were young, these men saved the world.
    —Bill Clinton (b. 1946)

    I am surprised at the way people seem to perceive me, and sometimes I read stories and hear things about me and I go “ugh.” I wouldn’t like her either. It’s so unlike what I think I am or what my friends think I am.
    —Hillary Rodham Clinton (b. 1947)