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Noun: Carson  kaa(r)-sun
  1. United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
    - Kit Carson, Christopher Carson
  2. United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    - Rachel Carson, Rachel Louise Carson

Type of: backwoodsman, biologist, conservationist, eco-warrior [informal], environmentalist, frontiersman, life scientist, mountain man

Encyclopedia: Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building