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TREVELYAN

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TREVELYAN (noun)
  The noun TREVELYAN has 2 senses:

1. English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)
2. English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)

  Familiarity information: TREVELYAN used as a noun is rare.


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TREVELYAN (noun)


Sense 1Trevelyan [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)

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Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

George Macaulay Trevelyan; Trevelyan

Instance hypernyms:

historian; historiographer (a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it)


Sense 2Trevelyan [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

George Otto Trevelyan; Sir George Otto Trevelyan; Trevelyan

Instance hypernyms:

historian; historiographer (a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it)


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