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Tre·vel·yan(trə-vĕl′yən, -vĭl′-), Sir George Otto 1838-1928.
British historian and politician who was secretary for Ireland (1882-1884) and Scotland (1886 and 1892-1895) and wrote the four-volume American Revolution (1899-1907). His son George Macaulay Trevelyan (1876-1962) was a historian and biographer whose works include a trilogy (1907-1911) on Garibaldi.
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1. (Biography) George Macaulay. 1876–1962, British historian, noted for his English Social History (1944)
2. (Biography) his father, Sir George Otto. 1838–1928, British historian and biographer. His works include a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1876)
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Tre•vel•yan(trɪˈvɛl yən, -ˈvɪl-)
1. George Macaulay, 1876–1962, English historian.
2. his father, Sir George Otto, 1838–1928, English biographer, historian, and statesman.
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|Noun||1.||Trevelyan - English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)|
|2.||Trevelyan - English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)|
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