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[nik-uh l-suh n]
  1. Sir Harold George,1886–1968, English diplomat, biographer, and journalist (husband of Victoria Mary Sackville-West).
  2. Marjorie Hope,1894–1981, U.S. scholar, educator, and author.
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Historical Examples of nicolson

  • Nicolson was to be the captain of a ship which had stranded; Barlow was his mate.

    The Strand Magazine


  • Nicolson, you're no fool; Barlow, you know how long the game can last.

  • Evidently they were all agreed upon a purpose, and this Nicolson made known to me.

  • No, said Nicolson of Scorrybreck, they are still with us; but the men who fostered them are gone.

  • Mr. Nicolson has been in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company for forty years.

British Dictionary definitions for nicolson


  1. Sir Harold (George). 1886–1968, British diplomat, politician, and author: married to Vita Sackville-West
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