from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Australia on Port Darwin, an inlet of the Timor Sea. It was founded as Palmerston in 1869 and renamed in 1911. Population: 106,000.
- Darwin, Charles Robert 1809-1882. British naturalist who revolutionized the study of biology with his theory of evolution based on natural selection. His most famous works include Origin of Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871).
- Darwin, Erasmus 1731-1802. British physician, scientist, and poet whose Zoonomia (1794-1796) anticipated the evolutionary theories of his grandson Charles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Charles Darwin (1809–1882), British naturalist and founder of the theory of evolution by natural selection.
- proper n. Capital of the Northern Territory (Australia).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)
- n. provincial capital of the Northern Territory of Australia
(sense 2): Named after Charles Darwin. (Wiktionary)