What is Carson?

  • (noun): United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the Civil War (1809-1868).
    Synonyms: Kit Carson, Christopher Carson
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "Carson":

  • (noun): United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964).
    Synonyms: Rachel Carson, Rachel Louise Carson

Famous quotes containing the word carson:

    The “control of nature” is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.
    —Rachel Carson (1907–1964)

    I think those Southern writers [William Faulkner, Carson McCullers] have analyzed very carefully the buildup in the South of a special consciousness brought about by the self- condemnation resulting from slavery, the humiliation following the War Between the States and the hope, sometimes expressed timidly, for redemption.
    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)