alice l munro

Munro

[muhn-roh]
noun
1.
Alice (Laidlaw) [leyd-law] , born 1931, Canadian short-story writer.
2.
H(ector) H(ugh) ("Saki") 1870–1916, Scottish novelist and short-story writer, born in Burma.
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Munro1 (mʌnˈrəʊ)
 
n , pl Munros
mountaineering any separate mountain peak over 3000 feet high: originally used of Scotland only but now sometimes extended to other parts of the British Isles
 
[C20: named after Hugh Thomas Munro (1856--1919), who published a list of these in 1891]

Munro2 (mʌnˈrəʊ)
 
n
1.  Alice, original name Alice Laidlaw. born 1931, Canadian short-story writer; her books include Lives of Girls and Women (1971), The Moons of Jupiter (1982), and The Love of a Good Woman (1999)
2.  H(ector) H(ugh), pen name Saki. 1870--1916, Scottish author, born in Burma (now Myanmar), noted for his collections of satirical short stories, such as Reginald (1904) and Beasts and Superbeasts (1914)

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