Definition of Roger bannister
1. Noun. English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929).
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Literary usage of Roger bannister
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"Roger = Bannister Jun. 26. Jane Shore. Hastings = Kemble: Dumont = Bensley: Gloster = J. Aikin: Jane Shore = Mrs. Siddons: Alicia = Mrs. Powell:—NB the ..."
2. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"Examples of athletes who also achieved a high level of intellectual development can be given: Dr. roger bannister, the runner who broke the four-minute mile ..."