Associations to the word «Sherman»


SHERMAN, proper noun. An English occupational surname​ for a sheep-shearer.
SHERMAN, proper noun. An American surname​ derived from the Schuermann.
SHERMAN, proper noun. An Ashkenazic Jewish occupational surname for a tailor.
SHERMAN, proper noun. A male given name derived from the surnames.
SHERMAN, noun. A Sherman tank, main Allied battle tank in World War II.

Dictionary definition

SHERMAN, noun. United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891).
SHERMAN, noun. American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793).
SHERMAN, noun. A peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high).
SHERMAN, noun. A town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border.

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