Definition of Gibbon, Edward in English:

Gibbon, Edward

proper noun

  • (1737–94), English historian. He is best known for his multi-volume work The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776–88), chapters of which aroused controversy for their critical account of the spread of Christianity.

Pronunciation:

Gibbon, Edward

/ˈɡɪb(ə)n/