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[raw-lin-suh n] /ˈrɔ lɪn sən/
George, 1812–1902, English historian.
his brother, Sir Henry Creswicke
[krez-ik] /ˈkrɛz ɪk/ (Show IPA),
1810–95, English archaeologist, diplomat, and soldier. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In this class there are now 400 volumes, but about 130 of these were added from the Rawlinson collection.

  • Rawlinson reported that Capper with two brigades was still in Ghent.

    1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • This was no other than Mr. Rolleston or Rawlinson, who, it appears, has a box and some land here.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • Was it Rawlinson, for example, whom an anxious mother was confiding to his care?

    Lover or Friend Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • During these days it did not appear that Rawlinson in the north was ever heavily pressed.

    1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • Dr. Rawlinson possessed a painting of him, which was engraved by Vertue.

    English Book Collectors William Younger Fletcher
  • Rawlinson's suggestions were not at the time supposed to commend themselves to the Government of India.

    Forty-one years in India Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • Rawlinson hesitated, and glanced round at each of us in turn.

    Mud and Khaki Vernon Bartlett
  • But if she is no bigger than the other, I suppose we shall leave her behind, too, Mr. Rawlinson?

    The Tiger of Mysore G. A. Henty
  • Rawlinson (Robert) on the social effects of severe weather, 103.

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