Main definitions of Benton, Thomas Hart in English

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Benton, Thomas Hart1

Pronunciation /'bentn/ /'bɛntn/

proper noun

  • (1782–1858), US politician. A Democratic member of the US Senate from Missouri (1821–51), he supported frontier explorations and opposed extending slavery to the territories.

Main definitions of Benton, Thomas Hart in English

: Benton, Thomas Hart1Benton, Thomas Hart2

Benton, Thomas Hart2

Pronunciation /'bentn/ /'bɛntn/

proper noun

  • (1889–1975), US painter, a grandnephew of Senator Thomas Hart Benton. His paintings, of the American naturalist school, represent life in the Midwest.