Definition of Smithsonian:
Common misspellings for Smithsonian:
- smithonian (33%)
- smithosian (22%)
- smithsoinan (11%)
- simthsonian (11%)
- smitsonian (11%)
- smithsonion (11%)
Examples of usage for Smithsonian:
In 1896, a model machine which had been constructed under the direction of Professor Langley, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, driven by a one horse- power steam- engine, made three flights of a mile each near Washington. "History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" , E. Benjamin Andrews.
At his death his vast collection of botanical specimens, in the formation of which he took such delight, and to which he had devoted so great a portion of his life, was bequeathed to the Smithsonian Institution at Washington, but there was no appropriate place there in which to display so large a collection. "The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University" , Robert Peter.