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morning glory
▪ Ivy, foxglove, columbine, morning glory, holly, laurel ... suddenly they all have a sinister aspect.
morning glory

n. 1 Several members of the ''Convolvulaceae'' family; climbing plants with trumpet shaped flowers. 2 (context informal English) An involuntary erection present on waking. 3 A rolling cloud in the shape of a cylinder.

morning glory

n. any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day

Morning Glory, TX -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas
Population (2000): 627
Housing Units (2000): 161
Land area (2000): 1.071547 sq. miles (2.775294 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.071547 sq. miles (2.775294 sq. km)
FIPS code: 49411
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 31.567542 N, 106.213941 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Morning Glory (1933 film)

Morning Glory is a 1933 Pre-Code American drama film which tells the story of an eager would-be actress and her journey to stardom, and what she loses as a result. The picture stars Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Adolphe Menjou, was adapted by Howard J. Green from a then not yet stage produced play with the same name by Zoë Akins, and was directed by Lowell Sherman. Hepburn won her first Academy Award for Best Actress for this movie. Morning Glory was remade in 1958 under the title Stage Struck.

Morning glory

Morning glory (also written as morning-glory) is the common name for over 1,000 species of flowering plants in the family Convolvulaceae, whose current taxonomy and systematics are in flux. Morning glory species belong to many genera, some of which are:

  • Calystegia
  • Convolvulus
  • Ipomoea
  • Merremia
  • Rivea
  • Astripomoea
  • Operculina
  • Stictocardia
  • Argyreia
  • Lepistemon
Morning glory (disambiguation)

Morning glory is a common name for many flowering plants.

Morning glory may also refer to:

Morning Glory (Oasis song)

"Morning Glory" is a song by the English rock band Oasis, written by Noel Gallagher, and released on the band's second album (What's the Story) Morning Glory? in September 1995. It was given an Australian-only single release and was also a radio single in the United States.

Morning Glory (TV programme)

Morning Glory was the fourth attempt at breakfast television live programming on Channel 4. It was presented by Dermot O'Leary every weekday morning from 8.30 - 9 am. Due to low ratings, despite having Big Brother's Little Breakfast as a lead in show, it was not renewed.

Morning Glory (Tim Buckley album)

Morning Glory is a compilation album by Tim Buckley. The album is a compilation of the Buckley's 1968 John Peel session (see Peel Sessions) and two further tracks ("Honeyman" and Fred Neil's "Dolphins") taken from the May 21, 1974 performance for, BBC TV music series, The Old Grey Whistle Test. The performance of "Dolphins" is also available as a video on 2007 DVD release Tim Buckley: My Fleeting House.

Morning Glory should not be confused with 2001 release Morning Glory: The Tim Buckley Anthology.

Morning Glory (2010 film)

Morning Glory is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Roger Michell, written by Aline Brosh McKenna and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. It stars Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, and Diane Keaton, with Patrick Wilson, John Pankow and Jeff Goldblum appearing in supporting roles. The plot revolves around young and devoted morning television producer Becky Fuller (McAdams), who is hired as an executive producer on the long-running morning showDayBreak, at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news journalist and anchor (Ford) who disapproves of co-hosting a show that does not deal with real news stories.

After some delays, the film was released in the United States on November 10, 2010, and abroad in 2011. This marked the first time that Bad Robot Productions produced a comedy film. Morning Glory received mixed reviews and had moderate success at the box office, grossing $60 million worldwide. The theme song of the film is " Strip Me" by Natasha Bedingfield.

Morning Glory (Bonnie Pink song)

"Morning Glory" is Bonnie Pink's second digital single. The single was released under the Warner Music Japan label on January 11, 2010.

Morning Glory (band)

Morning Glory is an American punk band from New York. It was formed originally as a solo project by Ezra Kire, after the band Choking Victim disbanded in 1999.

They were the second band to use this name, the first being a 1960s rock band from San Francisco, who released an LP entitled "Two Suns Worth" and singles on Fontana Records in 1967.

Usage examples of "morning glory".

It was a morning glory, meant to represent his awakening awareness of the gift, an awareness she had helped to blossom.

When they go in we'll take Almarina and Morning Glory, if they'll float, and we stay out until the job is done.

Even the chickens were silent in the midday heat as she reined up before the stables, and by the time Anna had walked from the hail stables, she felt like a morning glory subjected to the South Dakota badlands in August.