Baldwin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bôld'win), [key]
— n.
  1. 1924-87, U.S. writer.
  2. 1861–1934, U.S. psychologist.
  3. 1740–1807, U.S. civil engineer and developer of the Baldwin apple.
  4. 1795–1866, U.S. inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist.
  5. 1884–1981, U.S. advocate of constitutional rights: a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union.
  6. (1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley), 1867–1947, British statesman: prime minister 1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37.
  7. a variety of red, or red and yellow, winter apple, grown esp. in the northeast U.S.
  8. a town on S Long Island, in SE New York. 31,630.
  9. a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. 24,598.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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