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Trevelyan

[trih-vel-yuh n, -vil-] /trɪˈvɛl yən, -ˈvɪl-/
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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  • 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
  • Trevelyan, who was next the window, pulled the blind up silently.

    Jack of Both Sides Florence Coombe
  • 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
  • This man tried to initiate Trevelyan in his own infamous practices.

    Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay George Otto Trevelyan
  • Captain Trevelyan expected to be employed in looking after them.

    Sunshine Bill W H G Kingston
  • Saying this, Captain Trevelyan hurried away down the street.

    Sunshine Bill W H G Kingston
  • Captain Trevelyan gazed for an instant at the spot where Bill had been seen.

    Sunshine Bill W H G Kingston
  • “Lower your sails, then, and we will send a boat on board,” cried Captain Trevelyan.

    Sunshine Bill W H G Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Trevelyan

Trevelyan

/trɪˈvɛljən; -ˈvɪl-/
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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