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Irving

[ur-ving] /ˈɜr vɪŋ/
noun
1.
Sir Henry (John Henry Brodribb) 1838–1905, English actor.
2.
John, born 1942, U.S. novelist.
3.
Washington, 1783–1859, U.S. essayist, story writer, and historian.
4.
a city in NE Texas, near Dallas.
5.
a male given name.
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Irving

/ˈɜːvɪŋ/
noun
1.
Sir Henry. real name John Henry Brodribb. 1838–1905, English actor and manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London (1878–1902)
2.
Washington. 1783–1859, US essayist and short-story writer, noted for The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1820), which contains the stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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