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Lorenz

[lawr-uh nz, lohr-; German loh-rents] /ˈlɔr ənz, ˈloʊr-; German ˈloʊ rɛnts/
noun
1.
Adolf
[ey-dolf;; German ah-dawlf] /ˈeɪ dɒlf;; German ˈɑ dɔlf/ (Show IPA),
1854–1946, Austrian orthopedic surgeon.
2.
Konrad (Zacharias) [kon-rad zak-uh-rahy-uh s;; German kawn-raht tsah-khah-ree-ahs] /ˈkɒn ræd ˌzæk əˈraɪ əs;; German ˈkɔn rɑt ˌtsɑ xɑˈri ɑs/ (Show IPA), 1903–1989, Austrian ethologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1973.
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  • She did not love, nor did she respect Lorenz, who was not favorably supplied with civilized intelligence.

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  • I guess, from the looks of things, most folks would have thought it would be the Lorenz girl.

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  • Her highness has just placed in my hands an order for your arrest as the assassin of Prince Lorenz.

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  • She described the antecedents and characteristics of Lorenz.

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  • Georg, the father of Lorenz, was well established as an armourer when he was joined in 1467 by his famous son.

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  • Prince Lorenz is also here, and these gray fellows are a part of his retinue.

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  • They would eat a stuffy Lorenz dinner, and in the evening Christine would sit in the lamplight and drive him mad with soft music.

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  • Lorenz was a good-looking young fellow, little more than a boy.

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  • Now however that he is blind, he can't see to read it; so I have bought it for young master Lorenz, our William here; and lo!

British Dictionary definitions for Lorenz

Lorenz

/German ˈloːrɛnts/
noun
1.
Konrad Zacharias (ˈkɔnraːt tsaxaˈriːas) 1903–89, Austrian zoologist, who founded ethology. His works include On Aggression (1966): shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1973
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