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Bradley

masc. proper name, originally a surname, from various places in England, literally "the broad clearing," from Old English elements brad (see broad (adj.)) + leah (see lea). Most popular in U.S. c. 1965-1995.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Bradley from WordNet

Bradley (n.)
United States politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998);
Synonyms: Thomas Bradley / Tom Bradley
Bradley (n.)
United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981);
Synonyms: Omar Bradley / Omar Nelson Bradley
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.