Smithsonian

Smithsonian
adj. of or pertaining to the Smithsonian Institution (national institution of learning established in 1846 Washington D.C. through an endowment given by James Smithson)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Smithsonian — Smith*so ni*an ( s[=o] n[i^]*an), a. Of or pertaining to the Englishman J. L. M. Smithson, or to the national institution of learning which he endowed at Washington, D. C.; as, the Smithsonian Institution; Smithsonian Reports. n. The Smithsonian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smithsonian — Institute, named for founder James Smithson (1765 1829) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Smithsonian — Das Informationszentrum des Smithsonian, meist nur „The Castle“ genannt Eingang zum Smithsonian Castle Die Smithsonian Institution (kurz: Smithsonian) ist eine US ame …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Smithsonian — the Smithsonian Institution [the Smithsonian Institution] (also the Smithsonian) a US national institution that consists of several museums and centres for scientific research in Washington, DC. It was established in 1846 by the US ↑Co …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smithsonian Institution — Smithsonian redirects here. For other uses, see Smithsonian (disambiguation). Smithsonian Institution Rear view of The Castle , the Institution s headquarters Established August 10, 1846 …   Wikipedia

  • Smithsonian National Zoological Park — The front entrance to the National Zoo Date opened 1889; 121 years ago (1889)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Smithsonian Institution — (Smithsonian) Zweck: Stiftung Vorsitz: G. Wayne Clough Gründungsdatum: 10. August 1846 Sitz: Wa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute — Date opened 1974 Location Front Royal, Virginia, USA Land area 3,200 acres (13 km2) Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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