Cite
 

Meaning of Humboldt

Hum•boldt

Pronunciation: (hum'bōlt for 1, 2, also Ger. h&oobrevem'bôlt), [key]
— n.
  1. 1769–1859, German naturalist, writer, and statesman.
  2. his brother,1767–1835, German philologist and diplomat.
  3. a town in NW Tennessee. 10,209.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: