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Noun: Whitman  wit-mun
  1. United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
    - Walt Whitman
  2. United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)
    - Marcus Whitman

Type of: missionary, poet

Encyclopedia: Whitman, Price, and Haddad