Winthrop

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biographical name Win·throp \ˈwin(t)-thrəp\

Definition of Winthrop

  1. John 1588–1649 1st governor of Massachusetts Bay colony


Winthrop

biographical name Win·throp

Definition of Winthrop

  1. John 1606–1676 the younger; son of John Winthrop governor of Connecticut colony


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