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).

Exact synonyms: Peary, Robert E. Peary, Robert Edwin Peary
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Explorer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robert Peary

Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Lowell
Robert M. Yerkes
Robert MacGregor
Robert Maynard Hutchins
Robert Mearns Yerkes
Robert Merton
Robert Mills
Robert Mitchum
Robert Morris
Robert Motherwell
Robert Nesta Marley
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Orr
Robert Owen
Robert Peary
Robert Peel
Robert Penn Warren
Robert R. Livingston
Robert Ranke Graves
Robert Redford
Robert Robinson
Robert Schumann
Robert Scott
Robert Southey
Robert Traill Spence Lowell Jr.
Robert Treat Paine
Robert Tyre Jones
Robert Van de Graaff
Robert Venturi

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 ..."

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