Definition of Haldane
1. Noun. Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964).
2. Noun. Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936).
3. Noun. Scottish writer and sister of Richard Haldane and John Haldane (1862-1937).
4. Noun. Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman
Lexicographical Neighbors of Haldane
Literary usage of Haldane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"William Jones, a baptist minister in London, and others, reply ing to it,and haldane publishing a rejoinder to their strictures. ..."
2. The Scottish Nation: Or, The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and by William Anderson (1877)
"The estate of Gleneagles being very much burdened, was sold to Captain Robert haldane, a younger brother of the half-blood, who had returned from India, ..."
3. A Woman and the War by Frances Evelyn Maynard Greville Warwick (1916)
"XXV LOBD haldane: SOME RECOLLECTIONS AND AN ESTIMATE IN the library this ... My first recollection of Mr. haldane as he was in those days was meeting ..."
4. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"Reprinted here from A. Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Idea, translated by RB haldane and J. Kemp, London, ..."
5. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"occasioned a rapid shortening of sail; the critical situation of haldane and ... On the Foudroyant being paid off at Spithead, haldane was removed into the ..."