Calvin


Calvin
Calvin John Calvin (1509-1564), Protestant leader, born Jean Caulvin, the surname related to Fr. Chauvin (Cf. CHAUVINISM (Cf. chauvinism)), from L. calvus "bald."

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  • CALVIN (J.) — On pourrait affirmer que le plus grand réformateur français fut un Réformateur malgré lui. De naturel timide, de santé fragile, porté avant tout à l’étude et vers la tranquillité, il a été conduit par des événements où il voyait la main de Dieu à …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calvin — ist ein französischer Name, zu lateinisch calvus = „kahlköpfig“ Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte Namensträger 1.1 Vorname 1.2 Familienname 1.3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calvin — may refer to: * Calvin (character in Calvin and Hobbes comic strip) * Calvin College, a college in Grand Rapids, Michigan * Calvin, Louisiana, a town in Louisiana, United States * Calvin (name), the given name Calvin * Calvin ( Aron! HyperSpace… …   Wikipedia

  • calvin — CALVÍN, Ă, calvini, e, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Care aparţine calvinismului, privitor la calvinism; calvinesc, calvinist. 2. s.m. şi f. Adept al calvinismului; calvinist. – Din n. pr. Calvin. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX …   Dicționar Român

  • Calvin — Calvin, ND U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 26 Housing Units (2000): 19 Land area (2000): 0.217911 sq. miles (0.564388 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.217911 sq. miles (0.564388 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calvin — Calvin, Melvin * * * (as used in expressions) Bridges, Calvin Blackman Calvin, Melvin Coolidge, (John) Calvin Klein, Calvin (Richard) Ripken, Cal(vin Edwin), Jr …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CALVIN (M.) — CALVIN MELVIN (1911 1997) Biochimiste américain dont les travaux ont renouvelé les connaissances relatives à la photosynthèse. Fils d’émigrés russes, Melvin Calvin obtient son diplôme de chimie en 1931 au Michigan College of Mining and Technology …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calvin, LA — U.S. village in Louisiana Population (2000): 236 Housing Units (2000): 111 Land area (2000): 2.287907 sq. miles (5.925652 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.287907 sq. miles (5.925652 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calvin, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 26 Housing Units (2000): 19 Land area (2000): 0.217911 sq. miles (0.564388 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.217911 sq. miles (0.564388 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calvin, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 279 Housing Units (2000): 144 Land area (2000): 0.482229 sq. miles (1.248967 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.482229 sq. miles (1.248967 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calvin — Cal vin n. 1. John Calvin, a French theologian and reformer; born 1509, died 1564. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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