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Barth

[bahrth for 1; bahrt, bahrth for 2] /bɑrθ for 1; bɑrt, bɑrθ for 2/
noun
1.
John (Simmons)
[sim-uh nz] /ˈsɪm ənz/ (Show IPA),
born 1930, U.S. novelist.
2.
Karl, 1886–1968, Swiss theologian.
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Barth

noun
1.
(German) (bart). Heinrich. 1821–65, German explorer: author of Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa (1857–58)
2.
(bɑːθ). John (Simmons). born 1930, US novelist; his novels include The Sot-Weed Factor (1960), Giles Goat-Boy (1966), and Once Upon a Time (1994)
3.
(German) (bart). Karl. 1886–1968, Swiss Protestant theologian. He stressed man's dependence on divine grace in such works as Commentary on Romans (1919)
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