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Overlord

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Definition of the noun overlord

What does overlord mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: overlords

  1. a person who has general authority over others

Alternative definition of the noun overlord

noun

  1. A ruler of other rulers.
  2. Anyone with overarching power or authority in a given domain.

Film

"Overlord" is a 1975 black-and-white film written and directed by Stuart Cooper. Set around the D-Day invasion, Overlord is a war film about a young soldier's meditations on being part of the war machinery, and his premonitions of death. The film was entered into the 25th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize.

Characters

  1. Overlord is a fictional character from the 1983 film Yor, the Hunter from the Future.
  2. Overlord is a fictional character from the 2009 film Solomon Kane.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Overlord

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Google previewD-Day (2014)

Minute by Minute by Jonathan Mayo

Operation Overlord is a success ...

Google previewThe Complete Works of Kālidāsa: Poems (1997)

by Kālidāsa, Chandra Rajan

Kubera, Yaksa overlord is the god of riche lord of all the earth's treasures ...

Google previewIllustrated Guide to France (1992)

by Automobile Association of Britain, Rebecca King, Richard Dawes

Far to the east, and with its bright Mediterranean influence, lies the country of Roussillon, whose undisputed overlord is the Canigou rising between the Vallespir and the Conflent ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Christopher Chant

Allied landing in the south of France, originally schemed as Operation 'Anvil'to coincide with Operation'Overlord' in the northof France. The plan never had the wholehearted support of a powerful British schoolof thought, which thought that the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of leadership (2004)

A-E by George R. Goethals, Georgia Jones Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns

The assault, code named “Overlord” by the Allies, involved two years of planning and preparation. The basic concept was simple but bold: to defeat Germany in western Europe, where it was strongest, and thus to inflict massive damage on the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Roosevelt-Truman Era (2008)

by Neil A. Wynn

See also OPERATION OVERLORD; OPERATION TORCH. , OPERATION OVERLORD. Operation Overlord was the code name given to the Normandy landings by Allied forces. Originally planned for 1 May 1944 but delayed due to bad ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the 1940s (2006)

by James Gilbert Ryan, Leonard C. Schlup

CHRISTOPHER CUMO OPERATION OVERLORD, code name given to the Allied invasion of German-occupied France during World War II. The need for an Allied invasion of Europe was realized in 1942. The Germany army was destroying ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of World War II (2013)

The War against Germany and Italy by Anne Sharp Wells

continued to debate basic Allied strategy against Germany: Great Britain wanted to postpone the 1 May 1944 date of the cross-channel invasion of Normandy, France (Operation Overlord), ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I Through World War II (2010)

by Martin H. Folly, Niall A. Palmer

OVERLORD, OPERATION. The World War II assault on German-held Normandy beaches on 6 June 1944 by forces of the United States, Great Britain, and Canada was called Operation Overlord. U.S. forces had been built up in Britain under ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Upanisads (2000)

by Swami Parmeshwaranand

the Brahman that resides in the brain is called manasaspati, the soul's overlord. "What we know as the space inside the heart, therein is this ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

Thomas Kretschmann (Overlord Eli Damaskinos); Luke Goss (Jared Nomak); Matthew Schulze (Chupa); ...

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Small photo of NORMANDY - FRANCE 5: US tank standing to celebrate the Operation Overlord on April 5, 2015 in Normandy, FranceSmall photo of Overlord mountain, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada - September 2017: View of the Overlord glacier from the Blackcomb mountainSmall photo of Senior boss, evil corporate overlord in the darkSmall photo of BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC - APRIL 30, 2016: Cosplayer dressed as character Momonga from Overlord anime series talks during cosplay contest at Animefest on April 30, 2016 Brno, Czech RepublicSmall photo of NORMANDY - FRANCE 5: US tank standing to celebrate the Operation Overlord on April 5, 2015 in Normandy, FranceSmall photo of Waterlooville, UK - 28 May, 2017: The Solent Overlord Military Collectors Club staging a re-enactment of a second world war battle. The aim is to educate the audience to a chapter of World history.Small photo of Waterlooville, UK - 28 May, 2017: The Solent Overlord Military Collectors Club staging a re-enactment of a second world war battle. The aim is to educate the audience to a chapter of World history. More...

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Quotes about Overlord

IN SONGS, I FOUND SOLACE WHEN I AM TROUBLED!
IN POEMS, I FOUND A SOURCE TO EXPLAIN MY TOUGHTS!
IN WRITING, I FOUND A PLACE TO TELL MY TALES!
IN YOU! MY READERS! I FOUND AN ATTENTIVE FRIEND! (Overlord Don Manuel Ihcakeyno)
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Scrabble value of O1V4E1R1L1O1R1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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