Humboldt

biographical name Hum·boldt \ ˈhəm-ˌbōlt , ˈhu̇m- \

Definition of Humboldt

(Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Heinrich) Alexander von 1769–1859 German naturalist, traveler, and statesman

Humboldt

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Definition of Humboldt

(Karl) Wilhelm von 1767–1835 brother of Alexander von Humboldt German philologist and diplomat

Humboldt

geographical name Hum·boldt \ ˈhəm-ˌbōlt \

Definition of Humboldt

river 290 miles (467 kilometers) long in northern Nevada flowing west and southwest into Rye Patch reservoir and formerly into Humboldt Lake

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