Common misspellings for Smithsonian

smithosian, simthsonian, smithsonion, smithonian, smithsoinan, smitsonian.

Definitions of Smithsonian

  1.   The Smithsonian Institution.
  2.   Of or pertaining to the Englishman J. L. M. Smithson, or to the national institution of learning which he endowed at Washington, D. C.; as, the Smithsonian Institution; Smithsonian Reports.

Quotes of Smithsonian

  1. The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art. – Xavier Becerra
  2. I have taught history on the high school and college levels, and am or have been a lecturer at the Smithsonian The National Institutes of Health, and numerous colleges and universities, mostly on science fiction and technology subjects. – Jack L. Chalker
  3. The Smithsonian Institute is one of the most popular agencies of government in the United States. – Norm Dicks
  4. I wouldn't be surprised if some day, they put the Simpsons in the Smithsonian It's become part of our culture, those characters. – Joe Mantegna
  5. The turntable is now an instrument at the Smithsonian – Ajay Naidu
  6. I started graduate school in 1971, I started working at the Smithsonian in the festival in 1972. I went full -time at the Smithsonian in 1974. And I got my doctorate in 1975. – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  7. I was at the Smithsonian for twenty years, and I'm still at the Smithsonian as a curator emeritus, and I still plan to figure out what that means for me at this point in my life. – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  8. If I had been at a University I don't think I would have been able to have the experience I had in my Smithsonian work. I don't think I have been as successful. – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  9. The first job I had with the Smithsonian was as a field researcher among African American communities in Southwest Louisiana and Arkansas for the festival. – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  10. The Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife, actually, was an effort to put something on the mall in Washington so American tourists could walk through America, and in their minds everything on the mall would be American. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

Usage examples for Smithsonian

  1. Smithsonian Institution, 1871, p. ” – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  2. She is studying at the Smithsonian – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  3. Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. ” – Indian Games by Andrew McFarland Davis
  4. X All day the International Assembly of Scientists, officially known as Conference No. 2, had been sitting, but not progressing, in the large lecture hall of the Smithsonian Institution, which probably had never before seen so motley a gathering. ” – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  5. In 1846, he was elected first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and removed to Washington, where the last forty years of his life were passed in the development of the great scientific establishment of which he was the head. ” – American Men of Mind by Burton E. Stevenson
  6. 56 Notably in " Relation of primitive peoples to environment, illustrated by American examples," Smithsonian Report for 1896, pp. ” – The Siouan Indians by W. J. McGee
  7. “ Mr. Knight has been commissioned by the Smithsonian Institution, the United States National Museum, and the New York Museum of Natural History, to do their most important pictures of extinct animals. ” – Animals of the Past by Frederic A. Lucas
  8. Young blood will be infused, and perhaps senility will be thrown overboard, or sent to the Museum of the Smithsonian Institute. ” – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  9. The advancement of the highest interests of national science and learning and the custody of objects of art and of the valuable results of scientific expeditions conducted by the United States have been committed to the Smithsonian Institution. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. Next morning, accordingly, the two started off together for the Fisheries Building, an antiquated structure standing in the magnificent park behind the National Museum and but a short distance from the Smithsonian Institution. ” – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. The Smithsonian Institution has sent us from the collection of the United States National Museum specimens named by Potts, and the Berlin Museum specimens named by Weltner, while to the Imperial Academy of Sciences of St. Petersburg we owe many unnamed but interesting sponges. ” – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  12. “ " These Smithsonian sharps are unexpectedly keen. ” – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  13. The Petroleum Resources of the United States, Smithsonian report for 1916, p. ” – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  14. In view of this alarming state of affairs, coupled with the already declared extinction of Bison americanus, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Prof. ” – The Extermination of the American Bison by William T. Hornaday
  15. Taking the south- entrance, our attention was first turned to the collection of the Smithsonian exhibits. ” – By Water to the Columbian Exposition by Johanna S. Wisthaler
  16. Meanwhile the professor slept long hours on the moss and took a much- needed rest; and by degrees they learned from Nichicun the story of his misfortune- the story that forms a part of the chronicle of the expedition, which can be read at the Smithsonian Institution. ” – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  17. This young fellow had been working in the bone- bearing strata for several months, and some extremely valuable finds had been made which were to be placed in the Smithsonian Museum. ” – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  18. “ " My business down town," he said very slowly, " was with an officer of the Smithsonian Institution who had come on from Washington to see something which I had brought with me from Florida." ” – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers

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