henry martyn robert


Henry Martyn [mahr-tn] , 1837–1923, U.S. engineer and authority on parliamentary procedure: author of Robert's Rules of Order (1876, revised 1915).
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “glory” and “bright.”
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masc. proper name, from O.N.Fr. form of O.H.G. Hrodberht, lit. "bright with glory," from hrod- "fame, glory" + -berht "bright."
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henry martyn robert

U.S. Army officer, author of the standard manual on parliamentary procedure in the United States, known as Robert's Rules of Order

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