What does darwin mean?

Definitions for darwinˈdɑr wɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word darwin.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Darwin, Charles Darwin, Charles Robert Darwin(noun)

    English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)

  2. Darwin(noun)

    provincial capital of the Northern Territory of Australia


  1. Darwin(ProperNoun)

    Charles Darwin (1809u20131882), British naturalist and founder of the theory of evolution by natural selection.

  2. Darwin(ProperNoun)

    Capital of the Northern Territory (Australia).

  3. Origin: (sense 2): Named after Charles Darwin.


  1. Darwin

    Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia. Situated on the Timor Sea, Darwin is the most populated of the two cities in the sparsely populated Northern Territory, with a population of 129,062. It is the smallest and most northerly of the Australian capital cities, and acts as the Top End's regional centre. Darwin has grown from a pioneer outpost and small port into one of Australia's most modern and multicultural cities. Darwin's proximity to South East Asia makes it an important Australian gateway to countries such as Indonesia and East Timor. The Stuart Highway begins in Darwin, ending at Port Augusta in South Australia. The city itself is built on a low bluff overlooking the harbour. Its suburbs spread out over some area, beginning at Lee Point in the north and stretching to Berrimah in the east. Past Berrimah, the Stuart Highway goes on to Darwin's satellite city, Palmerston, and its suburbs. The region, like the rest of the Top End, has a tropical climate, with a wet and a dry season. The city is noted for its consistently warm to hot climate, all throughout the year. Prone to cyclone activity during the wet season, Darwin experiences heavy monsoonal down pours and spectacular lightning shows. During the dry season, the city is met with blue skies and gentle sea breezes from the picturesque harbour.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'darwin' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3777


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of darwin in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of darwin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steven Wright:

    My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted.

  2. Larry Wright:

    If Darwin's theory of evolution was correct, cats would be able to operate a can opener by now.

  3. The Darwin:

    Darwin's successful boarding and subsequent seizure of the weapons concealed under fishing nets highlights the need to remain vigilant in the region.

  4. Kakadu Tourism chair Rick Allert:

    The whole area has really come of age, but we could cater for thousands more visitors, it’s a huge area, and less than three hours drive from Darwin.

  5. Dean Koontz:

    I'd give Charles Darwin videotapes of 'Geraldo,' 'Beavis and Butt-head' and 'The McLaughlin Group.' I would be interested in seeing if he still believes in evolution.

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