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Martineau

[mahr-tn-oh]
noun
  1. Harriet,1802–76, English novelist and economist.
  2. her brotherJames,1805–1900, English theologian and philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for martineau

Historical Examples

  • It is otherwise with Mr. Martineau, and hence his discontent.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

    John Tyndall

  • Mr. Martineau weeps for' the beauty of the flower fading into a necessity.'

  • Miss Martineau has not been too lavish in her praises of Mackinaw.

    Diary in America, Series One

    Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

  • In Miss Martineau's case, however, the trade made a mistake.

  • I have not a shadow of a doubt about Miss Martineau's story.


British Dictionary definitions for martineau

Martineau

noun
  1. Harriet. 1802–76, English author of books on political economy and of novels and children's stories
  2. her brother, James . 1805–1900, English Unitarian theologian and minister
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