Smithsonian Institution

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Smithsonian Institution

(smɪθˈsəʊnɪən)
n
(Named Buildings) a national museum and institution in Washington, D.C., founded in 1846 from a bequest by James Smithson, primarily concerned with ethnology, zoology, and astrophysics

Smith•so′ni•an Institu′tion

(smɪθˈsoʊ ni ən)
n.
an institution and national museum in Washington, D.C., founded in 1846 with a grant from James Smithson.
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