Definition of Smithsonian Institution in English:

Smithsonian Institution

Line breaks: Smith¦son|ian Institution
Pronunciation: /smɪθˈsəʊnɪən
 
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A US foundation for education and scientific research in Washington DC, opened in 1846 and now responsible for administering many museums, art galleries, and other establishments. It originated in a £100,000 bequest in the will of the English chemist and mineralogist James Smithson (1765–1829).

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