Definition of Huntington

1. Noun. United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea.

Exact synonyms: George Huntington
Generic synonyms: Doc, Doctor, Dr., Md, Medico, Physician



2. Noun. American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796).
Exact synonyms: Samuel Huntington
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader

3. Noun. United States railroad executive who built the western section of the first United States transcontinental railroad (1821-1900).
Exact synonyms: Collis Potter Huntington
Generic synonyms: Businessman, Man Of Affairs

4. Noun. A city of western West Virginia on the Ohio river at the mouth of the Kanawha.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Mountain State, West Virginia, Wv

Definition of Huntington

1. Proper noun. an English habitational surname for someone who lived at any of several places whose name is derived from (etyl ang) hunta, ''hunter'', especially from Huntingdon ¹

2. Proper noun. A city in West Virginia, United States ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Huntington

1. George, U.S. Physician, 1850-1916. See: Huntington's chorea, Huntington's disease. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Huntington

Hunter's glossitis
Hunter's gubernaculum
Hunter's line
Hunter's membrane
Hunter's operation
Hunter's syndrome
Hunter-Schreger bands
Hunter-Schreger lines
Hunter and Driffield curve
Hunterian
Huntingdon elm
Huntingdon willow
Huntingdonshire
Huntington
Huntington's chorea
Huntington's disease
Huntington chorea
Huntington disease
Hunts
Huntsville
Huocheng
Huoerguosi
Huon pine
Hupa
Hurghada
Hurler
Hurler's disease
Hurler's syndrome

Literary usage of Huntington

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Book Prices Current (1919)
"Lev. mor., ge, by Stikeman (first issue), huntington, A., Dec. ii, '17. (142) $150.00. Vel, (first issue, pp. 67-78 supplied in manuscript, name on title- ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"His congregations did not permit him to starve, but their supplies were irregular, and huntington was often in great distress. He regarded every windfall, ..."

3. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1892)
"Ebenezer huntington was a lieutenant-colonel in the revolutionary war, ... To the same stock belongs the Right Reverend Frederick D. huntington, ..."

4. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1892)
"Ebenezer huntington was a lieutenant-colonel in the revolutionary war, ... To the same stock belongs the Right Reverend Frederick D. huntington, ..."

5. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1857)
"He was the son of General Jedediah huntington, a distinguished officer in the war of the Revolution, and afterwards eminently useful in civil life, ..."

6. The Book Collector's Guide: A Practical Handbook of British and American by Seymour de Ricci (1921)
"$10 huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 284) half-mor. (Bridgewater copy). ... 1859), now huntington. LADY ALIMONY Lady Alimony or the Alimony Lady, ..."

7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1854)
"It appears from the printed colonial records of Connecticut, that Thomas huntington was made a freeman of Con. in May, 1657, Cris. huntington, in May, 1658, ..."

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