Definition of George washington goethals

1. Noun. United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928).

Exact synonyms: Goethals
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist

Lexicographical Neighbors of George Washington Goethals

George Sand
George Segal
George Simon Kaufman
George Stephenson
George Stevens
George Szell
George Town
George V
George VI
George Vancouver
George W. Bush
George Walker Bush
George Washington
George Washington Bridge
George Washington Carver
George Washington Goethals
George Wells Beadle
George Westinghouse
George William Russell
George du Maurier
Georges Bizet
Georges Braque
Georges Clemenceau
Georges Cuvier
Georges Enesco
Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau
Georges Gilles de la Tourette
Georges Henri Lemaitre
Georges Jacques Danton
Georges Joseph Christian Simenon

Literary usage of George washington goethals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Beginner's History by William Harrison Mace (1921)
"george washington goethals, CHIEF ENGINEER OF THE PANAMA CANAL 196. The Panama Canal. In the great rush of gold seekers to the Pacific coast, ..."

2. Heroes of Progress: Stories of Sucessful Americans by Eva March Tappan (1921)
"... george washington goethals BUILDER OF THE PANAMA CANAL 1858- 1916, the Panama Canal opened to commerce I WONDER how many children, when they first ..."

3. Heroes of To-day: John Muir, John Burroughs, Wilfred Grenfell, Robert F by Mary Rosetta Parkman (1917)
"... has a name like george washington goethals he must have something out of the ordinary about him to let it pass with his companions on the playground. ..."

4. Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America by Annie E. S. Beard (1922)
"... THE BUILDER OF THE PANAMA CANAL george washington goethals EARLY in the nineteenth century there came to America from Holland a man and his wife, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"... for eminence in the application of science to the public welfare," to Colonel george washington goethals and Brigadier General William Crawford Gorgas. ..."

6. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"george washington goethals was summoned to the White House and informed by the President that it had been determined to build the Panama Canal under the ..."

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