How to use Langdon in a sentence
Alfred Langdon Elwyn has edited Letters by Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Others, Written During and After the Revolution, to John Langdon of New Hampshire (Philadelphia, 1880), a book of great interest and value.
The new series of " Creation " and " Deluge " tablets from Nippur, published by Poebel & Langdon, 39 also belong to the realm of the historian and anthropologist rather than to that of the archaeologist, so are merely mentioned here; the excavation in which they were found being now ancient history.
Langdon, ibid., X.; Poeme du Paradis (1919); King, loc. cit., p. 52, ff.; (40) Mittlg.
In 1772 he had been commissioned a major of New Hampshire militia, and on the 15th of December 1774 he and John Langdon led an expedition which captured Fort William and Mary at New Castle.
But no remains exist of the priories of Augustinian canons at Canterbury (St Gregory's; 1084), Leeds, near Maidstone (1119), Tunbridge (middle of 12th century), Combwell, near Cranbrook (time of Henry II.); the nunnery of St Sepulchre at Canterbury (about 110o) and Langdon abbey, near Walmer (1192), both belonging to the Benedictines; the Trinitarian priory of Mottenden near Headcorn, the first house of Crutched Friars in England (1224), where miracle plays were presented in the church by the friars on Trinity Sunday; the Carmelite priories at Sandwich (1272) and Losenham near Tenterden (1241); and the preceptory of Knights of St John of Jerusalem at West Peckham, near Tunbridge (1408).Advertisement
He studied law in the office of Langdon Cheves(1 776-1857)in Charleston, S.C., and in November 1812 was admitted to the bar there, soon obtaining a large practice.
Professor Robert Langdon (Hanks) is lecturing in Paris when he becomes the prime suspect in a murder case.
Optical illusion - John Langdon, 1999 Can you see why this painting is called optical illusion - John Langdon, 1999 Can you see why this painting is called optical illusion?
S Langdon & IG Graham 2001 Boundary integral methods for singularly perturbed boundary value problems.
Langdon is old, and is trying hard to withdraw from business and seek repose.Advertisement
His elder brother, Woodbury Langdon (1739-1805), was a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1779-1780, a member of the executive council of New Hampshire in 1781-1784, judge of the Supreme Court of the state in 1782 and in1786-1790(although he had had no legal training), and a state senator in 1784-1785.
Langdon Down (the doctor for whom Down syndrome is named).
There is a bit of Robert Langdon from The Da Vinci Code that comes to mind when one explores the question of "Why is Friday the 13th unlucky?"
John Langdon Down first identified the disorder in 1887 under the term idiot-savant.
John Langdon Down first used the term savant when he discovered exceptional abilities in people with intellectual disabilities.Advertisement
Langdon Down around 1887 that describes an unusual condition in which a person has advanced skills in certain areas paired with substantial impairments.
Langdon Down is best known for documenting the symptoms and characteristics of Down syndrome, a genetic disorder.