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Mackinder

noun
  1. Sir Halford John. 1861–1947, British geographer noted esp for his work in political geography. His writings include Democratic Ideas and Reality (1919)
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  • “I wonder who Mackinder is and what he has to do with that package,” the lad said presently.

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea

    G. Harvey Ralphson

  • Why,” went on the lad excitedly, “that looks like Mackinder at the rail!

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea

    G. Harvey Ralphson

  • Would you mind telling us what Mackinder had to say about us?

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea

    G. Harvey Ralphson

  • But before you start your story, please tell me why you call me Mackinder.

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea

    G. Harvey Ralphson

  • As if in answer to his query, the voice of Mackinder reached the ears of the lads.

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea

    G. Harvey Ralphson