from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Family of American industrialists and philanthropists, including Meyer (1828-1905), who amassed the family fortune in the copper industry. His sons Daniel (1856-1930) and Simon (1867-1941) and his granddaughter Marguerite (1898-1979), known as "Peggy,” were patrons of the arts. The family endowed the Guggenheim Museum of Modern Art in New York City (1959).
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- proper n. a surname.
- proper n. a museum dedicated to a person of that name.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905)
- n. United States philanthropist; son of Meyer Guggenheim who created several foundations to support the arts (1861-1949)
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