from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Humboldt, Baron (Friedrich Heinrich) Alexander von 1769-1859. German naturalist and writer. His expedition to South America, Cuba, and Mexico (1799-1804) advanced the science of ecology.
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- n. German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859)
- n. German philologist noted for his studies of the relation between language and culture (1767-1835)
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