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Noun: Robinson  ró-bin-sun
  1. United States poet; author of narrative verse (1869-1935)
    - Edwin Arlington Robinson
  2. United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)
    - James Harvey Robinson
  3. United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    - Jackie Robinson, Jack Roosevelt Robinson
  4. Irish playwright and theatre manager in Dublin (1886-1958)
    - Lennox Robinson, Esme Stuart Lennox Robinson
  5. United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
    - Edward G. Robinson, Edward Goldenberg Robinson
  6. English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    - Robert Robinson, Sir Robert Robinson
  7. United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    - Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson, Walker Smith

Type of: actor, ballplayer, baseball player, chemist, dramatist, gladiator, historian, historiographer, histrion, player, playwright, poet, prizefighter, role player, thespian

Encyclopedia: Robinson, Michael