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Gibbon, Edward Line breaks: Ed¦ward Gib¦bon
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɪb(ə)n/

Definition of Gibbon, Edward in English:

( 1737–94), English historian. He is best known for his multi-volume work The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776–88), chapters of which aroused controversy for their critical account of the spread of Christianity.

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