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Geikie

[gee-kee]
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noun
  1. Sir Archibald,1835–1924, Scottish geologist.
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Historical Examples

  • These particulars are gathered from the text-books of Lyell and Geikie.

    The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century

    John Ruskin

  • From here to the end of the paragraph is quoted by Prof. Geikie, loc.

  • During this period he corresponded with Prof. Geikie on geological matters.

    James Geikie

    Marion I. Newbigin

  • I owed my acquaintance with the late Prof. Geikie to a chance meeting.

    James Geikie

    Marion I. Newbigin

  • When Geikie joined the Survey, Ramsay was at the zenith of his powers.

    James Geikie

    Marion I. Newbigin


British Dictionary definitions for geikie

Geikie

noun
  1. Sir Archibald. 1835–1924, Scottish geologist noted for his study of British volcanic rocks
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