Jean Eugène-Auguste [œ-zhen ohgyst] /œˈʒɛn ˈoʊgüst/ (Show IPA), 1856–1927, French photographer, noted for his images of Paris.
(Jean) Eugène Auguste. 1856–1927, French photographer, noted for his pictures of Parisian life
of, relating to, or characterized by ; reverting to or suggesting the characteristics of a remote ancestor or primitive type. Contemporary Examples Sitting face to face with a Satmar man schooling her in atavistic Satmar rules was the last place she wanted to be. How One Sex Abuse Case Tore Apart the Williamsburg Hasidim Allison […]
Biology. the reappearance in an individual of characteristics of some remote ancestor that have been absent in intervening generations. an individual embodying such a reversion. reversion to an earlier type; throwback. Contemporary Examples This article is excerpted from American Hippopotamus, a recent single from The atavist. Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted […]
Lake, a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. About 200 miles (320 km) long; about 3000 sq. mi. (7800 sq. km). a river in SW Alberta, Canada, flowing NE to Lake Athabasca; oil-bearing tar sands. 765 miles (1231 km) long. Contemporary Examples Michael keeps his cool until he sees piles of […]
a family of languages spoken by American Indians in most of inland northwest Canada and Alaska, in coastal Oregon and California, and in Arizona and the Rio Grande basin, and including especially Navajo, Apache, and Chipewyan. Compare (def 14). a member of any of various American Indian peoples speaking Athabaskan. belonging to or characteristic of […]