How to use Durant in a sentence
The higher institutions of learning established by the state are the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, a land grant college with an agricultural experiment station at Stillwater; the Oklahoma School of Mines at Wilburton; the Colored Agricultural and Normal University at Langston; the Central Normal School at Edmond; the North-western Normal School at Alva; the South-western Normal School at Weatherford, Custer county; the South-eastern Normal School at Durant, Bryan county; the East Central Normal School at Ada; the Northeastern Normal School at Tahlequah, Cherokee county; and the University of Oklahoma at Norman.
One of the few people I remember from those days in Kidsgrove was Tom Durant aptly nicknamed " The White Tornado " .
Scott Durant won the J18 single scull medal and also teamed up with brother Mason to win the double sculls medal.
This is because history repeats itself—at least, as the great historian Will Durant says, "in outline form."
In the 1968 book The Lessons of History, Will and Ariel Durant calculated that, "In the last 3,421 years of recorded history only 268 have seen no war."Advertisement
William Durant and Louis Chevrolet were combining their auto inventions to create General Motors, and John Dodge and Walter Chrysler, both machinists, found success in manufacturing vehicles for the military.
While no one denies that William Durant introduced the now-famous bowtie symbol to represent the automobile, there are different stories as to how the idea originated.
Durant's own family denies this urban legend as pure myth.
In 1986, Chevrolet Pro Management Magazine published an interview with William Durant's wife where she describes how William was inspired by the image while reading a Virginia newspaper while they were in Hot Springs, Virginia on vacation.
According to Durant's wife, he commented on the logo - mentioning that it would make a great emblem for Chevrolet.Advertisement
The mystery deepens when you consider that the company has William Durant on record as confirming the Paris story.
The largest collection of the Cid ballads is that of Durant, in the Romancero general, in two volumes, forming part of Rivadeneyra's Biblioteca de autores espanoles.