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Dar·​win ˈdär-wən How to pronounce Darwin (audio)
Charles Robert 1809–1882 English naturalist


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Erasmus 1731–1802 grandfather of Charles Darwin English physiologist and poet


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Dar·​win ˈdär-wən How to pronounce Darwin (audio)
city and port in northern Australia on Port Darwin (an inlet of the Timor Sea) ; capital of the Northern Territory population 103,016

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“Darwin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Darwin. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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