Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Martinson

[mahr-tn-suh n; Swedish mahr-tin-sawn]
noun
  1. Har·ry Ed·mund [har-ee ed-muh nd; Swedish hah-ri ed-moo nt] /ˈhær i ˈɛd mənd; Swedish ˈhɑ rɪ ˈɛd mʊnt/, 1904–78, Swedish novelist and poet: Nobel prize 1974.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for martinson

Historical Examples of martinson

  • "Mr. Pinkerton is in Chicago at present," replied Mr. Martinson.

    The Financier

    Theodore Dreiser

  • Martinson, who had two daughters of his own, observed the suggestive movement.

    The Financier

    Theodore Dreiser

  • "A relative of yours—possibly, I suppose," remarked Martinson, tactfully.

    The Financier

    Theodore Dreiser

  • "Now then, if there's anything I can do for you," Mr. Martinson paused.

    The Financier

    Theodore Dreiser

  • Martinson, from long experience conceived that this must be a matter of family misconduct—a son, daughter, wife.

    The Financier

    Theodore Dreiser