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Boas

[boh-az] /ˈboʊ æz/
noun
1.
Franz
[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA),
1858–1942, U.S. anthropologist, born in Germany.
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Boas

/ˈbəʊæz; German ˈboːas/
noun
1.
Franz (frants). 1858–1942, US anthropologist, born in Germany. He made major contributions to cultural and linguistic anthropology in studies of North American Indians, including The Mind of Primitive Man (1911; 1938)
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Boas
  (bō'āz)   
German-born American anthropologist who emphasized the systematic analysis of culture and language structures.
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