Pronunciation: (rob'urt), [key]
1. Henry Mar•tyn Pronunciation: (mär'tn), [key] 1837–1923, U.S. engineer and authority on parliamentary procedure: author of Robert's Rules of Order (1876, revised 1915).
2. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “glory” and “bright.”
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