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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Goodall, Jane Born 1934. British zoologist whose study of the life and habitat of the chimpanzee has greatly increased understanding of primate behavior. She has been a leader in international conservation efforts.

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  • n. English zoologist noted for her studies of chimpanzees in the wild (born in 1934)

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Examples

  • I love the baby chimps – and Jane Goodall is amazing.

    What Would Linus Do? | Her Bad Mother

  • And Chris Goodall is no right-wing nut; he is an environmentalist and author of the book How to Live a Low-Carbon Life.

    Be Green: Drive - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • We were, of course, a little put out by this, and were not quite quiet till relieved by Captain Goodall coming in next day and telling us my husband was all right; that the zereba had been attacked last night, but that the rebels found the troops on the alert, and probably lost several men, for they left

    Three Months in the Soudan

  • Sartorius, while also trying to reform the square, had lost Mr. Watkins and three of his staff, who were killed close to him; and Captain Goodall, who throughout behaved very well indeed, so my husband says, came up about the same time.

    Three Months in the Soudan

  • There was, however, nobody there but the Egyptian guard, so we returned to our regular station, the housetop; but by that time it was all over, and shortly afterwards Captain Goodall, my husband's aide-de-camp, came down with a message that the enemy had retired.

    Three Months in the Soudan

  • Captain Goodall told me that the words in this present instance were praises of General Baker and my husband, and saying, "We will show what the Albanians can do."

    Three Months in the Soudan

  • In continuation, Captain Goodall showed me the names of those who had fallen, amongst others poor Colonel Morice Bey, little Abdul

    Three Months in the Soudan

  • Arrival of Ranger from Trinkitat – Captain Goodall brings News of my Husband's Safety – Names of English Officers killed – Disembarkation of Troops – Soudanese Women mourning their

    Three Months in the Soudan

  • Lieut. - Colonel Morice Bey and Captain Goodall, from Egypt; Mr. Scudamore, from Turkey; Lieut. - Colonel Hay and Major Harvey, from the Egyptain war; my husband, from Turkey, Afghanistan,

    Three Months in the Soudan

  • Commanding 1st Division was Major-General Sartorius Pasha, and on his staff were Lieut. - Colonel Harington, chief of divisional staff; Major Izzet Effendi; Captain Goodall, A.D.C. The 2nd Brigade, with

    Three Months in the Soudan

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