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Turner

Definitions of Turner
  1. noun
    English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)
    synonyms: Joseph Mallord William Turner
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    example of:
    painter
    an artist who paints
  2. noun
    United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    synonyms: Nat Turner
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    example of:
    freedom fighter, insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel
    a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    slave
    a person who is owned by someone
  3. noun
    United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
    synonyms: Henry Hubert Turner
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    example of:
    endocrinologist
    physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the endocrine system
  4. noun
    United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)
    synonyms: Frederick Jackson Turner
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    historian, historiographer
    a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
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