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Robinson

Definitions of Robinson
  1. noun
    United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    synonyms: Jack Roosevelt Robinson, Jackie Robinson
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    example of:
    ballplayer, baseball player
    an athlete who plays baseball
  2. noun
    United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    synonyms: Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson, Walker Smith
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    example of:
    gladiator, prizefighter
    a professional boxer
  3. noun
    English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    synonyms: Robert Robinson, Sir Robert Robinson
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    example of:
    chemist
    a scientist who specializes in chemistry
  4. noun
    United States poet; author of narrative verse (1869-1935)
    synonyms: Edwin Arlington Robinson
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    example of:
    poet
    a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
  5. noun
    United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)
    synonyms: James Harvey Robinson
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    example of:
    historian, historiographer
    a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
  6. noun
    United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
  7. noun
    Irish playwright and theater manager in Dublin (1886-1958)
    synonyms: Esme Stuart Lennox Robinson, Lennox Robinson
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    example of:
    dramatist, playwright
    someone who writes plays
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