Definition of Maria mitchell
1. Noun. United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889).
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Literary usage of Maria mitchell
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lives of Girls who Became Famous by Sarah Knowles Bolton (1886)
"maria mitchell. maria mitchell. IN the quiet, picturesque island of Nantucket, in a simple home, lived William and Lydia Mitchell with their family of ten ..."
2. Woman; Her Position, Influence, and Achievement Throughout the Civilized by William C. King (1902)
"For patient, plodding, persistent work, few have surpassed maria mitchell. She was born in Nantucket, and, as the land has few attractions, the people are ..."
3. Annual Report of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society to by American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society (1908)
"The Chancellor said: maria mitchell. The third in point of age among the three famous American women is maria mitchell, who was born ..."
4. Daughters of Genius: A Series of Sketches of Authors, Artists, Reformers by James Parton (1888)
"maria mitchell. PROFESSOR maria mitchell, the distinguished astronomer, whose face is so vividly remembered bj Vassar students of recent years, ..."