Din·wid·die (dĭn-wĭdʹē, dĭnʹwĭd-ē), Robert. 1693-1770.
Scottish-born British colonial administrator in Virginia. As lieutenant governor of the colony (1751-1758) he attempted unsuccessfully to secure the frontier regions against the encroachments of the French.

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