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- adj. Of or pertaining to James Smithson (1764–1829), British mineralogist and chemist whose bequest was used to set up the Smithsonian Institution in the United States.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Englishman J. L. M. Smithson, or to the national institution of learning which he endowed at Washington, D. C..
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to James Smithson, an English scientific man and philanthropist (died 1829), who left a legacy to the United States government to found at Washington an institution for the increase and diffusion of knowledge; specifically, noting this institution or its operations: as, Smithsonian Reports.
Night at the Museum: The Battle of the Smithsonian is a good example of a movie that is fun for kids but barely bearable for grownups.
A new article in Smithsonian posits that Jackson Pollock hid his full name in the abstractions of his famed piece Mural.
From the famous Daily Pie Café, featured in Smithsonian magazine, in Pie Town, Ariz.
RESCUING HAITI'S CULTURAL HERITAGE, conservators and other professionals discuss how the Smithsonian is helping the Haitian government assess, recover and restore Haiti's cultural heritage. 7 p.m.,
He called the Smithsonian's dependence on foreign goods an "insult" to American workers and artists.
Some of you need to realize the Smithsonian is in WASHINGTON, DC.
His reason for wanting the film banned was because the Smithsonian is “dedicated to promoting science, and not supporting religious claims.”
Hopefully, I called the Smithsonian and located the curators in charge of the archives.
Last fall, while writing that afterword, I called the Smithsonian again.
I hope the Smithsonian is calling the Tytell family right now.
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