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Meaning of Hopkins

Hop•kins

Pronunciation: (hop'kinz), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1937, English actor, born in Wales.
  2. 1861–1947, English physician and biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1929.
  3. 1844–89, English poet.
  4. 1890–1946, U.S. government administrator and social worker.
  5. 1795–1873, U.S. financier and philanthropist.
  6. 1802–87, U.S. clergyman and educator.
  7. a city in SE Minnesota. 15,336.
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