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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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Classic - preliminary: A) A Daykin v J Brown, B) P Hopkinson v A Sorsby, C) T Graham v N White, D) B Gibson v J Fernyhough, E) M Bramall v P Ingleby.
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One of the most original, intelligent, imaginative and ambitious voices in fiction today, Hopkinson writes formidable yet playful tales that are masterful meditations on current and future society.
Hopkinson may not be writing "hard" science fiction, but her stories operate the way that science does: by revealing something new about the world in which we live.
What was the Porthole pub on the edge of North Shields Fish Quay is now the headquarters of local architectural firm, Blake Hopkinson, following a PS500,000 investment.
Additive manufacturing is already being used to make tens of thousands of a product--such as iPhone covers--and 10 years ago that volume was unthinkable," said Neil Hopkinson from Sheffield University's Faculty of Engineering.
He was the husband of the late Constance (Morgan) Hopkinson.