a masculine name: dim. Art, Artie; equiv. It. Arturo
Arthurian Legend a king of Britain and leader of the knights of the Round Table: such a king is supposed to have lived in the 6th cent.
Chester Alan 1829-86; 21st president of the U.S. (1881-85)
See Arthur in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A legendary British hero, said to have been king of the Britons in the sixth century A.D. and to have held court at Camelot.
, Chester Alan 1829-1886.
The 21st President of the United States (1881-1885) who became President after the assassination of James A. Garfield. He supported the 1883 Pendleton Act, which created the Civil Service Commission to regulate federal appointments.