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Stephenson, Robert

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishStephenson, RobertRobert StephensonStephenson, Rob‧ert /ˈrɒbət $ ˈrɑːbərt/ 🔊 🔊 (1803–59) a British engineer, the son of George Stephenson. He continued his father's work on the development of the steam train, and is also known for building bridges, including the railway bridge over the menai straits in North Wales.
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