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Monro Mon·ro (mən-rō')

Family of Scottish anatomists and educators, including Alexander, (1697-1767), a renowned professor of anatomy at Edinburgh University (from 1720), who helped establish Edinburgh as a center of medical training and his son Alexander, (1733-1817), who worked on methods of surgical anesthesia.

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  • Miss monro was, perhaps, very wise in proposing the translation of a difficult part of Dante for a distraction to Ellinor.

    A Dark Night's Work Elizabeth Gaskell
  • After an unheeded remonstrance, Miss monro went to do her bidding.

    A Dark Night's Work Elizabeth Gaskell
  • monro emphasized his refusal by a general discharge of his cannon.

  • And that is, perhaps, the final significance of Mr monro's work.

  • Knox lectured at a different hour from monro, namely, exactly five minutes after the conclusion of the latter's lecture.

    Scotch Wit and Humor W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • Mr. monro was not only a great grammarian; he had a keen appreciation of poetry.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • He even grew to find luncheon and Miss monro not unpleasant varieties to his monotonous tête-à-têtes.

    A Dark Night's Work Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Mr. monro argued that "the Tenth Book comes in awkwardly after the Ninth."

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • Hunt was a pupil of Varley, and had the advantage of Dr. monro's friendship.

    English Painters Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
  • Mr. monro expresses decisively the general opinion on these points.

    The World of Homer Andrew Lang

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