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Trevelyan

[trih-vel-yuh n, -vil-]
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noun
  1. George Macaulay,1876–1962, English historian.
  2. his father, Sir George Otto, 1838–1928, English biographer, historian, and statesman.
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Examples from the Web for trevelyan

Historical Examples

  • It was, as Trevelyan well says, Washington's notice to quit.

    The Siege of Boston

    Allen French

  • If you would see the other side, read Trevelyan's "American Revolution."

    Ethics in Service

    William Howard Taft

  • Depositing in it the greasy parcel he was carrying, he handed it gravely to Trevelyan.

    Jack of Both Sides

    Florence Coombe

  • "Brady's no business to have his supper stopped," said Trevelyan.

    Jack of Both Sides

    Florence Coombe

  • Trevelyan, who was next the window, pulled the blind up silently.

    Jack of Both Sides

    Florence Coombe


British Dictionary definitions for trevelyan

Trevelyan

noun
  1. George Macaulay . 1876–1962, British historian, noted for his English Social History (1944)
  2. his father, Sir George Otto . 1838–1928, British historian and biographer. His works include a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1876)
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