Joseph Conrad


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Joseph (Teodor Jozef Konrad Korzeniowski) 1857–1924, English novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bold” and “counsel.” Unabridged
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Conrad (ˈkɒnræd)
Joseph. real name Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski. 1857-- 1924, British novelist born in Poland, noted for sea stories such as The Nigger of the Narcissus (1897) and Lord Jim (1900) and novels of politics and revolution such as Nostromo (1904) and Under Western Eyes (1911)

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male proper name, from O.H.G. Kuonrat, lit. "bold in counsel," from kuon "bold" + rat "counsel."
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