Toynbee

[ toin-bee ]
/ ˈtɔɪn bi /

noun

Arnold J(oseph), 1889–1975, English historian.

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Toynbee
/ (ˈtɔɪnbɪ) /

noun

Arnold 1852–83, British economist and social reformer, after whom Toynbee Hall, a residential settlement in East London, is named
his nephew, Arnold Joseph . 1889–1975, British historian. In his chief work, A Study of History (1934–61), he attempted to analyse the principles determining the rise and fall of civilizations
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