Definition of de la Beche, Sir Henry Thomas in English:

de la Beche, Sir Henry Thomas

proper noun

  • (1796–1855), English geologist. He travelled extensively and produced the first geological description and map of Jamaica. He was involved in the establishment of the Geological Survey of Great Britain in 1835, directing it from then until his death.

Pronunciation:

de la Beche, Sir Henry Thomas

/ˌdə la ˈbiːtʃ/