Definition of Sir Martin Frobisher

1. Noun. English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594).

Exact synonyms: Frobisher
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Explorer, Navigator



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir Martin Frobisher

Sir John Hawkyns
Sir John Herschel
Sir John Ross
Sir John Suckling
Sir John Tenniel
Sir John Vanbrigh
Sir Joseph Banks
Sir Joseph John Thomson
Sir Joseph Paxton
Sir Joshua Reynolds
Sir Lancelot
Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier
Sir Leonard Hutton
Sir Leonard Woolley
Sir Leslie Stephen
Sir Martin Frobisher (current term)
Sir Matthew Flinders
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Sir Noel Pierce Coward
Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge
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Sir Patrick Manson
Sir Paul Gavrilovich Vinogradoff
Sir Peter Brian Medawar
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Sir Peter Ustinov
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Sir Ralph David Richardson
Sir Rex Harrison
Sir Richard Burton

Literary usage of Sir Martin Frobisher

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1. The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guineaby Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Charles Raymond Beazley, Edgar Prestage by Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Charles Raymond Beazley, Edgar Prestage (1896)
"38 The Three Voyages of Sir Martin Frobisher. With a Selection I rum Letters now in the State Paper Office. ..."

2. A Chronological History of Voyages Into the Arctic Regions: Undertaken by John Barrow (1818)
"... —Sir Martin Frobisher — Edward Fenton—Arthur Pit and Charles Jackman — Sir Humphrey Gilbert—John Davis—Maldonado—Juan de Fuca—Barentz—William Adams. ..."

3. Short History of England by Charles McLean Andrews (1912)
"Sir Martin Frobisher. From a portrait by Ketel in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Chancellor sailed to the northeast into the White Sea and opened up trade ..."

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