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Smithsonian Institution (smɪθˈsəʊnɪən Pronunciation for Smithsonian Institution



  1. 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

Example Sentences Including 'Smithsonian Institution'

"It was just incredible," says Robert Robbins, one of the researchers at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, US.
New Scientist (2004)
Julia Child gave her old kitchen to the Smithsonian Institution , which has installed it at the National Museum of American History.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
No trip to Washington would be complete without a visit to the Smithsonian Institution.
Independent (1999)
The Smithsonian Institution by Gore Vidal Little Brown £16.99 T he jacket cover of The Smithsonian Institution is a piece of work.
Independent (1998)
The show at the Anacostia Museum, a part of the Smithsonian Institution complex, closes Aug. 31.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
This encouraged Smithsonian Institution zoologist Dr Gerrit Miller to speculate that some nesophontids may still survive after all.
Shuker, Karl & Durrell, Gerald Lost Ark


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