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

  • Trevelyan, Sir George Otto 1838-1928. British historian and politician who was secretary for Ireland (1882-1884) and Scotland (1886 and 1892-1895) and wrote the four-volume American Revolution (1899-1907). His son George Macaulay Trevelyan (1876-1962) was a historian and biographer whose works include three books (1907-1911) on Garibaldi.

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  • n. English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)
  • n. English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)

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