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).
2. Noun. English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928).
Generic synonyms: Historian, Historiographer
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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, ..."