Humboldt

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

Definition of Humboldt

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


Humboldt

biographical name Hum·boldt

Definition of Humboldt

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


Humboldt

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geographical name Hum·boldt \ˈhəm-ˌbōlt\

Definition of Humboldt

  1. 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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