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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Flinders, Matthew Flinders, Sir Matthew Flindersnoun

    British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)

  2. flindersnoun

    bits and splinters and fragments

    "it would have shattered in flinders long before it did that damage"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flinders

    small pieces or splinters; fragments

    Etymology: [Scot. flenders, flendris; perh. akin to E. flutter; cf. D. flenters rags, broken pieces.]


  1. Flinders

    Flinders is a historic town south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located on the Mornington Peninsula at the point where Western Port meets Bass Strait. Its local government area is the Shire of Mornington Peninsula. At the 2011 census, Flinders had a population of 860.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. flinders

    An old word for splinters; thus Walter Scott's Borderer-- "The tough ash-spear, so stout and true, Into a thousand flinders flew."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Flinders in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Flinders in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Flinders in a Sentence

  1. Helen Wass:

    Given the number of human remains at St. James, we weren't confident that we were going to find him, we were very lucky that Captain Flinders had a breastplate made of lead meaning it would not have corroded. We'll now be able to study his skeleton to see whether life at sea left its mark and what more we can learn about him.

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