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Dinwiddie

[din-wid-ee, din-wid-ee]
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noun
  1. Robert,1693–1770, British colonial administrator in America: lieutenant governor of Virginia 1751–58.
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Historical Examples

  • Mr. Dinwiddie had been a gentleman, as much as any one I ever knew; he was the first.

    Daisy

    Elizabeth Wetherell

  • It struck Oliver that the only use Dinwiddie made of time was to kill it.

    Virginia

    Ellen Glasgow

  • It seems to me that you've gone mad over money in Dinwiddie.

    Virginia

    Ellen Glasgow

  • This attitude, he admitted, was not confined to Dinwiddie, since it was national.

    Virginia

    Ellen Glasgow

  • By the way, could you have a bushel of cornmeal sent to me from Dinwiddie?

    Virginia

    Ellen Glasgow