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[ham-er-stahyn] /ˈhæm ərˌstaɪn/
Oscar, 1847?–1919, U.S. theatrical manager, born in Germany.
his grandson, Oscar II, 1895–1960, U.S. lyricist and librettist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Hammerstein was a better horse than Zahringen, and would take Calthea home more rapidly, which entirely suited Mr. Petter.

    The Squirrel Inn Frank R. Stockton
  • I've paid two dollars at Hammerstein's to see things not half so funny.

  • There was a third performance at Hammerstein's Opera House three days later.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • It was a sore grievance to Wolf of Hammerstein that he had no son.

    Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland
  • They had crossed to the opposite banks, to visit the Castle of Hammerstein.

    The Pilgrims Of The Rhine Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Hammerstein is bringing over the crowned heads of Europe for vaudeville.

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