Stevenson: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (stē'vun-sun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1835–1914, vice president of the U.S. 1893–97.
  2. his grandson,1900–65, U.S. statesman and diplomat: ambassador to the U.N. 1960–65.
  3. 1784–1857, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1827–34.
  4. (Robert Lewis Balfour), 1850–94, Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet.
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