Robert Louis (“Bob”) 1927–87, U.S. dancer, choreographer, and theater and film director.
a ditch or moat, esp one dug as a fortification
Robert (Lee) 1874–1963, U.S. poet. Contemporary Examples James Franco and Scott Haze on ‘The Sound and the Fury’ and Gawker ‘Outing’ Them As A ‘Couple’ Marlow Stern September 5, 2014 Historical Examples Confessions of a Book-Lover Maurice Francis Egan noun a white deposit of ice particles, esp one formed on objects out of doors at […]
Anne, 1929–45, German Jewish girl who died in Belsen concentration camp in Germany: her diaries about her family hiding from Nazis in Amsterdam (1942–44) published in 1947. Ilya Mikhailovich [ee-lyah myi-khahy-luh-vyich] /iˌlyɑ myɪˈxaɪ lə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1908–90, Russian physicist: Nobel Prize 1958. Leonhard [ley-awn-hahrt] /ˈleɪ ɔn hɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1882–1961, German novelist. Robert, born […]
Robert, 1765–1815, U.S. engineer and inventor: builder of the first profitable steamboat. a city in central New York. a city in central Missouri. a male given name. Contemporary Examples The Audacity of Poping Christopher Buckley March 25, 2009 Housing Market’s Hot Spots Run Counter to Weak Sales Overall June Fletcher December 12, 2011 Ferguson and […]
Robert (Charles) born 1937, U.S. scientist, specializing in cancer and AIDS research. a combining form representing Gallic, in the formation of compound words: Gallo-Romance. Contemporary Examples Wesleyan Rap Genius: “We Have Girlfriends. How Can We Promote Sexual Assault?” Olivia Nuzzi June 5, 2014 Europe’s Hidden Ebola Cases Barbie Latza Nadeau October 14, 2014 Which Country […]