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 (hŏp′kĭn-sən), Francis 1737-1791.
American writer and Revolutionary leader. A member of the Continental Congress and a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776), he is also known for his political satires against the British.


(ˈhɒp kɪn sən)

Francis, 1737–91, American statesman and satirist.
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Noun1.Hopkinson - American Revolutionary leader and patriotHopkinson - American Revolutionary leader and patriot; a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1791)
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Mr Hopkinson, who runs Flavour Vapour, a shop which sells electronic cigarettes, says some Huddersfield rents are on a par with those in Leeds and York.
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Byline: Tom Hopkinson Alan Nixon; Neil Moxley; Steve Bates; Tom Hopkinson; Dean Jones; Alan Oliver ;Mel Henderson
The company has been growing quickly because it delivers high quality service to its clients," said Hopkinson.
Chris Hopkinson, 45, who works as a peripatetic music teacher for Durham County Council, wants to finish the Race Across America (RAAM) in under 10 days.
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The juror was excused from continuing to sit in the trial of Benjamin Brough after hearing how Ada Hopkinson died in hospital almost three years after suffering brain damage at her home in Leek, Staffordshire.
Hopkinson and prostitute Amy Stewart were convicted of murdering Allan Lennox after luring him into a "muggers' alley" in August 2003.
In 1999, 10-year-olds Charlene Lunnon and Lisa Hoodless were found alive after being held for three days by paedophile Alan Hopkinson in St Leonards, East Sussex.
Stockport hit back with three kicks by Richard Hopkinson and then Park somehow survived up to half-time with both Stuart Brown and Handley serving time in the bin.