Definition of Robinson

1. Noun. English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975).

Exact synonyms: Robert Robinson, Sir Robert Robinson
Generic synonyms: Chemist



2. Noun. United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989).

3. Noun. Irish playwright and theater manager in Dublin (1886-1958).

4. Noun. United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936).
Exact synonyms: James Harvey Robinson
Generic synonyms: Historian, Historiographer

5. Noun. United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972).

6. Noun. United States poet; author of narrative verse (1869-1935).
Exact synonyms: Edwin Arlington Robinson
Generic synonyms: Poet

7. Noun. United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973).

Definition of Robinson

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robinson

Robeson
Robeson Channel
Robespierre
Robespierrean
Robey
Robin
Robin's syndrome
Robin Goodfellow
Robin Hood
Robinia hispida
Robinia pseudoacacia
Robinia viscosa
Robins
Robinson
Robinson's disease
Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Jeffers
Robinson catheter
Robinson index
Robison
Robison-Embden ester
Robison ester
Robitussin
Roblett
Roblin
Robson
Roby

Literary usage of Robinson

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"MM Has- N 18 '16 robinson, Benjamin Lincoln Diagnoses and notes relating to ... Constr Q 4:486-97 S '16 robinson, Charles Mulford Recent citv plan reports. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"New Repub 7: Ap 5 '16 robinson, Eloise Barbara buys a bonnet. ... Unpop R 5:318-31 Ap '16 robinson, Sumner Interior decoration and personality. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"His brother, Sir William Cleaver Francis robinson [qv Suppl. ... On 3 March 1854 robinson was appointed to one of those posts which for many years formed ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"Mr. robinson introduced a different practice, calculated to display the agility of ... robinson had a daughter, who was a contralto singer and the original ..."

5. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"robinson, Leonard Browning, 1873- Reference work on Iowa Justice practice, ... robinson, Nellie Grace, 1874- Philo's daughter: the story of the daughter of ..."

6. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1902)
"Harry robinson. (There was a long suit between Mr. robinson and the town of Guilford about a fence built by the former, which suit is discussed in Steiner'g ..."

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