Definition of Johns hopkins

1. Noun. United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873).

Exact synonyms: Hopkins
Generic synonyms: Financier, Moneyman, Altruist, Philanthropist

2. Noun. A university in Baltimore.
Generic synonyms: University
Group relationships: Baltimore

Definition of Johns hopkins

1. Proper noun. A university, and in particular, a world-class school of medicine and teaching hospital located in Baltimore, Maryland. ¹

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Literary usage of Johns hopkins

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"OF the twenty-two fellowships awarded in the johns hopkins University the ... Herbert Meredith Reese, of Baltimore, AB, johns hopkins University, 1897. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"By HUGH H. YOUNG, MD, Associate Professor of Genitourinary Surgery, johns hopkins University. Pp.629. Baltimore: johns hopkins Hospital Press, 1906. ..."

3. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"johns hopkins Studies. I. No. 4. Village Communities of Cape Anne and Salem. ... johns hopkins Studies. n. Nos. 1 and 2. Maryland's Influence upon Land ..."

4. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association (1902)
"In the year 1902-03, at johns hopkins University, therefore, instruction in this language is offered, as well as an elementary and a more advanced course in ..."

5. Baltimore: Its History and Its People by Clayton Coleman Hall, Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1912)
"D. Tradition informs us that when the late johns hopkins sought counsel from a friend ... The johns hopkins University and the johns hopkins Hospital were ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1899)
"However, even at that small angle of incline we would find the depth of the glacier to be 3400 feet where now the Grand Pacific and johns hopkins glaciers ..."

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