Definitions for haldaneˈhɔl deɪn

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Hal•daneˈhɔl deɪn(n.)

  1. John Burdon Sanderson, 1892–1964, English geneticist.

    Category: Biography

  2. his father, John Scott, 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist.

    Category: Biography

  3. Richard Burdon (Viscount Haldane of Cloan), 1856–1928, Scottish jurist (brother of John Scott).

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Haldane, J. B. S. Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson Haldane(noun)

    Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)

  2. Haldane, John Haldane, John Scott Haldane(noun)

    Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)

  3. Haldane, Elizabeth Haldane, Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane(noun)

    Scottish writer and sister of Richard Haldane and John Haldane (1862-1937)

  4. Haldane, Richard Haldane, Richard Burdon Haldane, First Viscount Haldane of Cloan(noun)

    Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)


  1. Haldane

    Haldane is an unincorporated community in Ogle County, Illinois, and is located south of Forreston and west of Mount Morris.


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