Darwin

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biographical name Dar·win \ˈdär-wən\

Definition of Darwin

  1. Charles Robert 1809–1882 English naturalist


Darwin

biographical name Dar·win

Definition of Darwin

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


Darwin

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geographical name Dar·win \ˈdär-wən\

Definition of Darwin

  1. 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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