Share this entry

Share this page

Muir, John

Syllabification: Muir, John
Pronunciation: /myo͝or
 
/

Definition of Muir, John in English:

( 1838–1914), US naturalist, born in Scotland. An early advocate of wilderness preservation, he founded the Sierra Club in 1892.

Definition of Muir, John in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day boscage
Pronunciation: ˈbɒskɪdʒ
noun
a mass of trees or shrubs