Definition of Hopkinson, Francis in English:

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Hopkinson, Francis

Pronunciation: /ˈhäpkənsən/

Entry from US English dictionary

(1737–91), US public official, musician, and writer. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and helped to design the first US flag in 1777. A harpsichordist, he is considered the first native-born American composer of classical music.

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Syllabification: Hop·kin·son, Francis

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