- Darwin, Charles (Robert) 1809-82; Eng. naturalist: originated theory of evolution by natural selection
- Darwin, Erasmus 1731-1802; Eng. naturalist, physician, & poet: grandfather of Charles
capital of Northern Territory, Australia: seaport on the Timor Sea: pop. 69,000
A city of northern Australia on Port Darwin, an inlet of the Timor Sea. Founded as Palmerston in 1869 and renamed in 1911, it is the capital of the Northern Territory.
(sense 2): Named after Charles Darwin.