martin, sir

Frobisher

[froh-bi-sher, frob-i-]
noun
Sir Martin, 1535?–94, English navigator and explorer.
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Ryle

[rahyl]
noun
Sir Martin, 1918–84, British astronomer: Nobel Prize in physics 1974.
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Frobisher (ˈfrəʊbɪʃə)
 
n
Sir Martin. ?1535--94, English navigator and explorer: made three unsuccessful voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (1576; 1577; 1578), visiting Labrador and Baffin Island

Ryle (raɪl)
 
n
1.  Gilbert. 1900--76, British philosopher. His works include The Concept of Mind (1949)
2.  Sir Martin. 1918--84, British astronomer, noted for his research on radio astronomy: Astronomer Royal 1972--82; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1974

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