Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: darwin
IPA transcription: [d'ɑɹwɪn]
Pronunciations of darwin
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Darwin, Charles_Darwin, Charles_Robert_Darwin
    Meaning: English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)
Usage examples
  • Steered in for Mt. Darwin to visit rock.
  • But the two great apostles of the evolution theory were Charles Darwin and Herbert Spencer.
  • This tallies with the description given by Mr. Darwin of the Malayan and also the Siamese cats.
  • In 1877, an eminent French Catholic physician, Dr. Constantin James, published an elaborate answer to Darwin's book.
  • Half way in the march the land showed up splendidly, and I decided to make straight for Mt. Darwin, which we are rounding.
  • We went straight for Mt. Darwin, but in half an hour found ourselves amongst huge open chasms, unbridged, but not very deep, I think.
  • Critics have discovered mistakes in Darwin and Haeckel, but are these mistakes of such a nature as to prove fatal to the theory of evolution?
  • Darwin says that we ought not to expect any closer similarity between the organic beings on the opposite sides of the Andes than on the opposite shores of the ocean.
  • Darwin's "Voyage of the Beagle" is to me the best book of the kind ever written; it is one of those classics which decline to go into artificial categories, and which stand by themselves; and yet Darwin, with his usual modesty, spoke of it as in effect a yachting voyage.
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