/ (ˈbælənˌtaɪn) /

  1. R (obert) M (ichael). 1825–94, British author, noted for such adventure stories as The Coral Island (1857)

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How to use Ballantyne in a sentence

  • He acknowledged various literary forebears, from Ballantyne to Defoe, in the creation of what became Treasure Island.

    The Best of Brit Lit From the TLS | Peter Stothard | November 18, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Mr. Ballantyne weaves the romantic episode of the mutiny of the 'Bounty' into a most effective narrative.

    Blown to Bits | Robert Michael Ballantyne
  • Mr. Ballantyne has blended with the incidents of war on the Danube a story of personal adventure spiritedly told.

    Blown to Bits | Robert Michael Ballantyne
  • What can you say of his last years and his struggle to pay off the debts incurred by his connection with Ballantyne?

    Lady of the Lake | Sir Walter Scott
  • Miss Ballantyne thinks the skull was taken away with the other bones, but put back again.

    Spare Hours | John Brown