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Robbins

[rob-inz] /ˈrɒb ɪnz/
noun
1.
Frederick C(hapman) 1916–2003, U.S. physician: Nobel prize 1954.
2.
Jerome, 1918–1998, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
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  • "I thought I was the only fool in the crowd," explained Robbins.

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  • Mrs. Robbins was slight, and hung on wires,—so said her neighbors.

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  • "Well, some master silly pieces have got into the paper, fust an' last," said Mrs. Robbins.

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  • His two lieutenants, Farwell and Robbins, were also badly hurt.

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Robbins

/ˈrɒbɪnz/
noun
1.
Jerome. 1918–98, US ballet dancer and choreographer. He choreographed the musicals The King and I (1951) and West Side Story (1957)
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Robbins in Medicine

Robbins Rob·bins (rŏb'ĭnz), Frederick Chapman. Born 1916.

American microbiologist. He shared a 1954 Nobel Prize for work on the cultivation of the polio virus.

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