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[awlt-muh n] /ˈɔlt mən/
Robert, 1925–2006, U.S. film director, producer, and screenwriter.
Sidney, born 1939, U.S. biologist, born in Canada: shared Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1989. Unabridged
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  • The crewman thrust the wide-mouthed gun above his shoulder where Altman could see it.

    Spillthrough Daniel F. Galouye
  • Were her own garments much richer than those she ordered from Altman's?

    That Affair Next Door Anna Katharine Green
  • They were remaining stationary on the arc—where Altman was sure to pick them up.

    Spillthrough Daniel F. Galouye
  • "Drive to Altman's," she said to the cabman, as she stepped inside the vehicle.

    A New Sensation Albert Ross
  • Mr. Altman, his wife and daughter Agnes felt the same way, and the good man did not urge his proposal.

    The Phantom of the River Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for Altman


Robert. US film director, 1925–2006; his films include M*A*S*H (1970), Nashville (1975), Short Cuts (1994), and Gosford Park (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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