Definition of Bertillon

1. Noun. French criminologist (1853-1914).

Exact synonyms: Alphonse Bertillon
Generic synonyms: Criminologist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bertillon

Berry's ligaments
Berson test
Bert and Ernie
Berteroa incana
Berthelot reaction
Berthollet's law
Bertholletia excelsa
Bertillon (current term)
Bertillon system
Bertin's bones
Bertin's columns
Bertin's ligament
Bertin's ossicles
Bertolt Brecht
Bertrand-Chebyshev theorem
Bertrand Arthur William Russell
Bertrand Russell
Bertrand lens

Literary usage of Bertillon

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1. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1896)
"The Bertillon System. ADDRESS BY DR. PAUL Tl. BROWN. ... This is the philosophical basis of the Bertillon system of anthropo- metric identification. ..."

2. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1890)
"THE PRESIDENT laid before the association a letter from Mr. GEORGE M. PORTEUS, proprietor of the Bertillon Prison Bureau in Chicago, offering to the ..."

3. Personal Identification: Methods for the Identification of Individuals by Harris Hawthorne Wilder, Bert Wentworth (1918)
"It would have been of the greatest interest to have measured this man according to the Bertillon system. A man who was able to wear a coat of mail weighing ..."

4. The Economic Review by Christian Social Union (Great Britain), Oxford University Branch (1904)
"JACQUES Bertillon, Chef des Travaux Statistiques de la Ville de Paris. [229 pp. ... Dr. Bertillon gives a place of honour on his title-page to Lord ..."

5. Proceedings by Minnesota State Conference of Social Work, Minnesota State Conference of Charities and Correction (1905)
"THE Bertillon SYSTEM OF IDENTIFYING CRIMINALS. in a few hours after his apprehension. The system provides for twelve measurements (the boue measurements, ..."

6. The Mortality from Cancer Throughout the World by Frederick Ludwig Hoffman (1916)
"... 1913 272 5 Gould and Pyle's Classification, 1914 273 8 Bertillon International Classification of Tumors 276 7 Bertillon International Classification of ..."

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