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Allen appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Nella, demand a lad named Allen.
  • Allen's simple yelp: "Miss Nella!"
  • Nella won't set a test now, Allen.
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Definition of the noun allen

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  1. United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
  2. a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Allen: Ethan Allen
    • instance of: soldier = an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army


  1. Allen is a city in Collin County, Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 84,246.
  2. Allen is a village in Hillsdale County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 191 at the 2010 census.
  3. Allen is a town in Hughes and Pontotoc counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 932 at the 2010 census.
  4. Allen is a 6th-class city in Floyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 150 at the 2000 census.
  5. Allen is a village in Dixon County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Sioux City, IA–NE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 377 at the 2010 census.
  6. Allen is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 177. It is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  7. Allen is a city in the province of Río Negro, Argentina. It has 26,083 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC]. It is located on the left-hand side of the Alto Valle of the Río Negro, near its beginning in the confluence of the Neuquén and Limay rivers, about 20 km west of General Roca and 35 km east of Neuquén.
  8. Allen is a fifth class municipality located in the north western tip of the province of Northern Samar, the northern province among the three provinces comprising Samar Island. The island of Samar is located in the central eastern portion of the Philippines, in the group of central islands known as the Visayas.
  9. Allen is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 448 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Ethan Allen.
  10. Allen is an unincorporated community in the town of Clear Creek in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States. It lies almost exactly midway between Cleghorn and Foster, at the southern junction of Eau Claire County Highways "D" and "V".
  11. Allen a.k.a. Allen, California: Allen is an unincorporated community in Amador County, California. It is located on the Bear River, at an elevation of 8,113 feet.
  12. Allen a.k.a. Allen, Louisiana: Allen is an unincorporated community in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is located approximately 11 miles northwest of Natchitoches near the intersection of Interstate 49 and Louisiana Highway 485.
  13. Allen a.k.a. Allen, Mississippi: Allen is an unincorporated community in Quitman County, Mississippi. Allen is located on the Tallahatchie River, southeast of Lambert.
  14. Allen is a settlement in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is not to be confused with Allen, Dorset.

There are other places with in their name, like Allen Hall, Allen Lane, Allen Park, Allen Rock, Fort Allen, Glen Allen, Port Allen, Allen Grove, Allen Hotel, Allen Point, Mount Allen, Allen Center, Allen County, Allen Parish, Allen's Green, Allen's Grove, Allen Junction, Allen Township, Allen Fieldhouse and Allen University.

Phrases with Allen

Phrases starting with the word Allen:

  1. Allen Key
  2. Allen Bolt
  3. allen tate
  4. allen screw
  5. allen wrench
  6. allen ginsberg
  7. Allen's Olingo
  8. Allen Buttercup
  9. Allen's Anchovy
  10. Allen's Verbena
  11. Allen's Woodrat
  12. Allen's Chipmunk
  13. Allen's Squirrel
  14. Allen's Buttercup
  15. Allen's Gallinule
  16. Allen's Cay Iguana

Phrases ending with the word Allen:

  1. ethan allen
  2. gracie allen
  3. Stiphodon Allen

Other phrase containing the word Allen:

  1. van allen belt

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Allen

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Google previewThe Academy and Literature (1904)

Allen is an inspired reader of Earth. Like the late Frank Norris,

Google previewSecurity-Aware Systems Applications and Software Development Methods (2012)

by Khan, Khaled M.

Julia Allen is a senior researcher within the CERT® Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon...

Allen is the author of The CERT Guide to System and Network Security Practices (Addison-Wesley 2001) and ...

Google previewInvestment Risk Management (2015)

by H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck

Allen is an Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Applied Financial Studies at the University of South Australia and a...

Professor Allen is the author of three monographs and more than 90 refereed publications on a diverse range of ...

Google previewFinancing the Future (2010)

Market-Based Innovations for Growth by Franklin Allen, Glenn Yago

Franklin Allen is the Nippon Life Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics at the Wharton School of the University of...

Allen is a past president of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, the Society for ...

Google previewEnterprise Information Security and Privacy (2009)

by C. Warren Axelrod, Jennifer L. Bayuk, Daniel Schutzer

Allen is a senior member of the technical staff within the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI),

Allen is the author of The CERT Guide to System and Network ...

Google previewIndependent Woman (1921)

Judge Allen is a prodigious worker and an outdoor woman.

Google previewDarwin's Nemesis (2006)

Phillip Johnson and the Intelligent Design Movement by William A. Dembski

Allen is a senior research scientist and adjunct professor at the Center for Computational Chemistry at the University...

Allen is an expert in fundamental theories and large-scale computational applications of molecular quantum ...

Google previewOde to the Cold War (1997)

Poems New and Selected by Dick Allen

Dick Allen is a leading member of "the transition generation" of American poets who were born between the late 1930s and...

Allen is the author or editor of nine previous books, including the National Book Critics Circle Award Final Nominee, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evangelicalism (2002)

by Randall Herbert Balmer

Allen Alexander, Joseph Addison (1809-1860) The son of *ARCHIBALD ALEXANDER, the founder of Princeton Theological Seminary, Joseph Addison Alexander was a precocious child who learned to read the Old Testament in original ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion in American Politics (1999)

by Jeffrey D. Schultz, John G. West, Iain S. MacLean

Ethan Allen (1738-1789) Shouting "In the name of the Great Jehovah and the Continental Congress," Ethan ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists (1997)

by Keir Brooks Sterling

ALLEN, JOEL ASAPH MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS Preeminent ornithological educator for aspiring professionals and dedicated amateurs for over half a century. Established outstanding ornithological research and training facility at Cornell.

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Small photo of San Francisco, CA/USA - 8/17/16: Stu Allen performs at The Fillmore as part of the "Can't Stop The Train" - a Tribute to Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead.Small photo of San Francisco, CA/USA - 8/17/16: Stu Allen performs at The Fillmore as part of the "Can't Stop The Train" - a Tribute to Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead.Small photo of Woody Allen attends the 'Cafe Society' premiere and the Opening Night Gala during the 69th Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 11, 2016 in Cannes, France.Small photo of Lily Allen attends the Elle Style Awards 2014 at one Embankment on February 18, 2014 in London, England.Small photo of Woody Allen at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' held at the Mann Village Theatre in Westwood on August 4, 2008.Small photo of Lily Allen attends the annual Serpentine Galley Summer Party at The Serpentine Gallery on July 1, 2014 in London, England.Small photo of Lily Allen attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London. More...

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Quotes about Allen

The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people. Of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more. (Woody Allen)
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The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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