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Thoreau

[thuh-roh, thawr-oh, thohr-oh] /θəˈroʊ, ˈθɔr oʊ, ˈθoʊr oʊ/
noun
1.
Henry David, 1817–62, U.S. naturalist and author.
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Thoreauvian
[thuh-roh-vee-uh n] /θəˈroʊ vi ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Thoreau

/ˈθɔːrəʊ; θɔːˈrəʊ/
noun
1.
Henry David. 1817–62, US writer, noted esp for Walden, or Life in the Woods (1854), an account of his experiment in living in solitude. A powerful social critic, his essay Civil Disobedience (1849) influenced such dissenters as Gandhi
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