Definition of Dana, James Dwight in English:

Share this entry

Dana, James Dwight

(1813–95), US naturalist, geologist, and mineralogist. He founded a classification of minerals based on chemistry and physics and viewed the earth as a unit.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Da·na, James Dwight

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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