Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Sidney, Sir Philip 1554-1586. English poet, politician, and soldier. His works include the sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella and the collection of pastoral idylls Arcadia, both published posthumously.

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname. Used since the 18th century; diminutive Sid.
  • proper n. A female given name, twentieth century usage, more often in the spelling Sydney.

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  • n. English poet (1554-1586)

Etymologies

A habitational surname derived from a place Saint-Denis in France ( see Dennis), and from a place in Surrey, Old English sīdan ("wide") + ēg ("river island") . (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • SIDNEY -- The president of the Maine Old Cemetery Association, Cheryl Patten, told Sidney selectmen this week about ways to preserve the town's cemeteries.

    Morning Sentinel News

  • SIDNEY - A Sidney man won a $1 million prize after scratching a game card in the Ohio Lottery's Big Money instant game.

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  • SIDNEY - A Sidney resident who wants to have chickens allowed within the village limits will take his request to the town's zoning board.

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  • SIDNEY - While President Barack Obama's $825 billion economic stimulus package makes its way through Congress, Sidney officials are getting ready for any funding that might come their way.

    The News-Gazette Local Stories

  • SIDNEY -- A LifeFlight helicopter has airlifted a subject injured in a motor-vehicle accident on Interstate 95 in Sidney.

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  • SIDNEY - A Sidney elementary school teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a

    JournalStar.com - News Articles

  • SIDNEY - A 10-mile stretch of Interstate 80 has been closed in both directions near Sidney after a fiery crash that killed at least one person.

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  • SIDNEY _ The Norwich Little Theater Association's latest presentation, "Someone Waiting," will be coming to Sidney on Dec. 5, under the sponsorship of the Sidney Mother's Club.

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  • SIDNEY, Maine (AP) - The Maine Warden Service says a woman in Sidney has shot herself in the right foot while hunting.

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  • SIDNEY - The Maine Warden Service says a woman in Sidney has shot herself in the right foot while hunting.

    Maine News Updates

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