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Tolkien

[tohl-keen, tol-] /ˈtoʊl kin, ˈtɒl-/
noun
1.
J(ohn) R(onald) R(euel)
[roo-uh l] /ˈru əl/ (Show IPA),
1892–1973, English novelist, philologist, and teacher, born in South Africa.
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Tolkien

/ˈtɒlkiːn/
noun
1.
J(ohn) R(onald) R(euel). 1892–1973, British philologist and writer, born in South Africa. He is best known for The Hobbit (1937), the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954–55), and the posthumously published The Silmarillion (1977)
Derived Forms
Tolkienesque, adjective
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