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Geikie

[gee-kee] /ˈgi ki/
noun
1.
Sir Archibald, 1835–1924, Scottish geologist.
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  • These particulars are gathered from the text-books of Lyell and Geikie.

  • From here to the end of the paragraph is quoted by Prof. Geikie, loc.

  • I owed my acquaintance with the late Prof. Geikie to a chance meeting.

    James Geikie Marion I. Newbigin
  • During this period he corresponded with Prof. Geikie on geological matters.

    James Geikie Marion I. Newbigin
  • The crossing of the prairies made a great impression on Prof. Geikie.

    James Geikie Marion I. Newbigin
  • Of these, Prof. Geikie sends a lively description to his daughter.

    James Geikie Marion I. Newbigin
  • When Geikie joined the Survey, Ramsay was at the zenith of his powers.

    James Geikie Marion I. Newbigin
  • For Professor Geikie, then, it is not yet over-thrown—still less a dream.

  • Mr. Geikie has lately gone over the entire ground from the point of view of a geologist.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • Not with two guides, a cook, and a horse-wrangler on your pay-roll—and a hospital bill as big as Geikie staring you in the face?

    The Hunted Woman James Oliver Curwood
British Dictionary definitions for Geikie

Geikie

/ˈɡiːkɪ/
noun
1.
Sir Archibald. 1835–1924, Scottish geologist noted for his study of British volcanic rocks
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