Darwin

biographical name (1)
Dar·win | \ˈdär-wən \

Definition of Darwin 

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Charles Robert 1809–1882 English naturalist

Darwin

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Definition of Darwin (Entry 2 of 3)

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

Darwin

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Dar·win | \ˈdär-wən \

Definition of Darwin (Entry 3 of 3)

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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