clark n 1. united states explorer who (with meriwether lewis) led an expedition from st. louis to the mouth of the columbia river; clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838) [syn: clark, william clark]
2. united states general who was allied commander in africa and italy in world war ii and was commander of the united nations forces in korea (1896-1984) [syn: clark, mark clark , mark wayne clark]
3. united states psychologist (born in panama) whose research persuaded the supreme court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914- ) [syn: clark, kenneth clark, kenneth bancroft clark ]
4. canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939- ) [syn: clark, joe clark, charles joseph clark]
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Clark is an English language surname, ultimately derived from the Latin clericus meaning "scribe", "secretary" or a scholar within a religious order, referring to someone who was educated. Clark evolved from "clerk". First records of the name are found in 12th century England. The name has many variants.
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English to English translation of clark Noun 1. United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838) (synonym) William Clark (hypernym) explorer, adventurer 2. United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984) (synonym) Mark Clark, Mark Wayne Clark (hypernym) general, full general 3. United States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-) (synonym) Kenneth Clark, Kenneth Bancroft Clark (hypernym) psychologist 4. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-) (synonym) Joe Clark, Charles Joseph Clark (hypernym) politician, politico, pol, political leader