Definition of Robert Morris

1. Noun. Leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806).

Exact synonyms: Morris
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader, Financier, Moneyman



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robert Morris

Robert Jemison Van de Graaff
Robert Joffrey
Robert King Merton
Robert Koch
Robert Lee Frost
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Lowell
Robert M. Yerkes
Robert MacGregor
Robert Maynard Hutchins
Robert Mearns Yerkes
Robert Merton
Robert Mills
Robert Mitchum
Robert Morris (current term)
Robert Motherwell
Robert Nesta Marley
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Orr
Robert Owen
Robert Peary
Robert Peel
Robert Penn Warren
Robert R. Livingston
Robert Ranke Graves
Robert Redford
Robert Robinson
Robert Schumann
Robert Scott

Literary usage of Robert Morris

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Brent, and It. T. Merrick, for the plaintiff in error: The plaintiff, Robert Morris Croxall, is the great grandson of Robert Morris, and claims the benefit ..."

2. The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United States to by Gouverneur Morris (1888)
"... Robert Morris. Changes hourly take place in the government. Difficulty of doing business. Letter to Washington. The probable event of the opening ..."

3. The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United States to by Gouverneur Morris (1888)
"Letter to Robert Morris. Changes hourly take place in the government. Difficulty of doing business. Letter to Washington. The probable event of the opening ..."

4. American Book Prices Current (1917)
"1777, to Robert Morris. Refers to an attack on Washington by Samuel and John ... 1778, to Robert Morris. In reference to the State of Virginia furnishing ..."

5. The Works of Alexander Hamilton by Alexander Hamilton (1904)
"NATIONAL BANK HAMILTON TO Robert Morris, 1780' SIR :—The present conjuncture is by all allowed to be peculiarly critical. Every man of reflection employs ..."

6. The President's Cabinet: Studies in the Origin, Formation and Structure of by Henry Barrett Learned (1912)
"Robert Morris AND THE TREASURY PORTFOLIO: In the National Intelligencer of February 24, ... Robert Morris respectfully but firmly declined the appointment, ..."

7. The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1853)
"Robert Morris TO JOHN ADAMS. JOHN ADAMS. Office of Finance, 20 September, 1783. ... With perfect respect, I have the honor to be, &c. Robert Morris. ..."

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