Definition of Trevelyan

1. Noun. English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962).

Exact synonyms: George Macaulay Trevelyan
Generic synonyms: Historian, Historiographer



2. Noun. English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928).

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trevelyan

Trephritidae
Treponema
Treponema carateum
Treponema cuniculi
Treponema denticola
Treponema hyodysenteriae
Treponema mucosum
Treponema pallidum haemagglutination test
Treponema pallidum immobilization reaction
Treponema pallidum immobilization test
Treponema pertenue
Treponemataceae
Tresco
Tresilian's sign
Trevelyan
Trevena
Treves' fold
Trevino
Treviso
Trevithick
Trevor
Trevor's disease
Trewartha
Trey
Treys
TriBeCa
Triaenodon
Triaenodon obseus
Triakidae

Literary usage of Trevelyan

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"1130-01 ; Statement of Sir CE trevelyan of the Circumstances connected mth his Recall from ... Walter was the second son of Sir George trevelyan of Net- ..."

2. He Knew He was Right by Anthony Trollope (1869)
"He found the American Minister at home, and was received with cordiality; but Mr. Spalding could tell him little or nothing about trevelyan. ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1881)
"SIR CHARLES trevelyan. IMPROVIDENCE AND ITS REMEDIES. ... Sir Charles trevelyan submitted the paper to the Boston Conference of Charities, ..."

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