HyperDic: john_hanning_speke

English > 1 sense of the expression John Hanning Speke:
NOUNperson John Hanning Speke, Speke, John SpekeEnglish explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika
English > John Hanning Speke: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864).
SynonymsSpeke, John Speke
Instance ofexplorer, adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
SpanishJohn Hanning Speke, Speke
CatalanJohn Hanning Speke

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