Orwell

Orwell

[awr-wel, -wuhl]
noun
George (Eric Arthur Blair) 1903–50, English novelist and essayist.
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Orwell (ˈɔːwəl, -wɛl)
 
n
George, real name Eric Arthur Blair. 1903--50, English novelist and essayist, born in India. He is notable for his social criticism, as in The Road to Wigan Pier (1932); his account of his experiences of the Spanish Civil War Homage to Catalonia (1938); and his satirical novels Animal Farm (1945), an allegory on the Russian Revolution, and 1984 (1949), in which he depicts an authoritarian state of the future
 
Orwellian
 
adj

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Lazy functional language, Miranda-like. List comprehensions and pattern matching. "Introduction to Orwell 5.00", P.L. Wadler et al, Programming Research Group, Oxford U, 1988.

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