/ (ˈpɪtˈrɪvəz) /

  1. Augustus Henry Lane Fox. 1827–1900, British archaeologist; first inspector of ancient monuments (1882): assembled a major anthropological collection of tools and weapons (now in the Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford)

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How to use Pitt-Rivers in a sentence

  • It enters all waters near the coast, and is caught on the rod in the Stave and Pitt Rivers.

    Fishing in British Columbia | Thomas Wilson Lambert
  • General Pitt Rivers estimated that 5000 men would be required to man the ramparts effectually.

    British Castles | Charles H. Ashdown
  • The credit of first applying this principle to art is due to General Pitt-Rivers.

    Evolution in Art | Alfred C. Haddon
  • There is a very recent specimen in the Pitt Rivers collection, at the museum in Oxford.

  • Such is the opinion that General Pitt Rivers expressed when he conducted me through his rooms.

    Travels in South Kensington | Moncure Daniel Conway