Definition of Robert peary
1. Noun. United States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920).
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Literary usage of Robert peary
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1. Daytrips New England: 50 One-Day Adventures by Earl Steinbicker (2000)
"Among its alumni are Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Arctic explorers robert peary and Donald MacMillan, and President Franklin Pierce. ..."
2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1915)
"Robert's full name is robert peary Lee. He was born about the time the north pole was discovered, and, as Father had been with Mr. Peary several years ago. ..."
3. The Story of the Greatest Nations: A Comprehensive History, Extending from by Edward Sylvester Ellis, Charles Francis Horne (1914)
"The glory of this achievement lay with an American naval officer, robert peary. IN the year 1909 the attention of the entire world was turned to Arctic ..."