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Ste·ven·son(stē′vən-sən), Adlai Ewing 1835-1914.
Vice president of the United States (1893-1897) under Grover Cleveland. His grandson Adlai Ewing (1900-1965) was the Democratic nominee for president in 1952 and 1956.
Stevenson, Robert Louis Balfour 1850-1894.
British writer of essays, poetry, and novels, including Treasure Island (1883), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and Kidnapped (1886).
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1. (Biography) Adlai Ewing (ˈædleɪ ˈjuːɪŋ). 1900–68, US statesman: twice defeated as Democratic presidential candidate (1952; 1956); US delegate at the United Nations (1961–65)
2. (Biography) Robert Louis (Balfour). 1850–94, Scottish writer: his novels include Treasure Island (1883), Kidnapped (1886), and The Master of Ballantrae (1889)
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Ste•ven•son(ˈsti vən sən)
1. Ad•lai Ewing (ˈæd leɪ) 1835–1914, vice president of the U.S. 1893–97.
2. his grandson, Adlai E(wing), 1900–65, U.S. statesman and diplomat: ambassador to the U.N. 1960–65.
3. Robert Louis (Robert Lewis Balfour), 1850–94, Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet.
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