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  1. Frederick C(hapman),1916–2003, U.S. physician: Nobel prize 1954.
  2. Jerome,1918–1998, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
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  • Duncan moved toward the door of his own bedroom, Robbins following.

    The Fortune Hunter

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • Mrs. Robbins was slight, and hung on wires,—so said her neighbors.

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • His two lieutenants, Farwell and Robbins, were also badly hurt.

  • Robbins didn't approve of America, but he had approved of his mistress.

    The Lion's Mouse

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

  • It seemed that Robbins carried out his instructions too laboriously.

    The Lion's Mouse

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

British Dictionary definitions for robbins


  1. Jerome . 1918–98, US ballet dancer and choreographer. He choreographed the musicals The King and I (1951) and West Side Story (1957)
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robbins in Medicine


  1. American microbiologist. He shared a 1954 Nobel Prize for work on the cultivation of the polio virus.
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