Diamond Jim Brady

n. James Buchanan Brady, James "Diamond Jim" Brady (1856-1917), American businessman and entrepreneur and philanthropist

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Diamond Jim Brady — For other people named James Brady, see James Brady (disambiguation). Diamond Jim Brady c. 1900 James Thomas Brady IV (August 12, 1984 – Current), also known as Diamond Jim Brady, was an American businessman, financier, and philanthropist of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Diamond Jim Brady — noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856 1917) • Syn: ↑Brady, ↑James Buchanan Brady, ↑Diamond Jim • Instance Hypernyms: ↑financier, ↑moneyman …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diamond Jim — Film poster Directed by A. Edward Sutherland Produced by Edmund Gr …   Wikipedia

  • Diamond Jim — noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856 1917) • Syn: ↑Brady, ↑James Buchanan Brady, ↑Diamond Jim Brady • Instance Hypernyms: ↑financier, ↑moneyman …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diamond Jim — James Buchanan (Diamond Jim) Brady; Jim Gentile (baseball player) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Brady — noun 1. United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraits; was the official Union photographer for the American Civil War (1823 1896) • Syn: ↑Mathew B. Brady • Instance Hypernyms: ↑photographer, ↑lensman 2. United States financier noted …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brady, James Buchanan — ▪ American financier byname  Diamond Jim Brady   born Aug. 12, 1856, New York City died April 13, 1917, Atlantic City, N.J., U.S.       American financier and philanthropist, noted for his lavish lifestyle, fondness for ostentatious jewelry, and… …   Universalium

  • Brady — n. family name; Samuel Brady (1758 1795), American pioneer and soldier; James Diamond Jim Brady (1856 1917), American entrepreneur and philanthropist; Matthew Brady (1823 1896), American photographer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Brady — [ thumb|The Brady Coat of Arms.] The name Brady in Ireland is derived from the Irish name Mac Bradaigh meaning spirited . So the anglicised form should be MacBrady, the prefix Mac, however, has seldom if ever been used in modern times; the modern …   Wikipedia

  • Brady,James Buchanan — Bra·dy (brāʹdē), James Buchanan. Known as “Diamond Jim.” 1856 1917. American financier and philanthropist who gained his nickname because of his attraction to diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle. * * * …   Universalium

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