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[mahr-loh] /ˈmɑr loʊ/
Christopher, 1564–93, English dramatist and poet.
Julia (Sarah Frances Frost Sothern) 1866–1950, U.S. actress born in England (wife of E. H. Sothern). Unabridged
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  • Mr. Marlowe had nothing to do with Manderson's business as a financier, knew nothing of it.

    The Woman in Black Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  • The Satanic energy of this outburst proclaims its author, Marlowe.

    The Man Shakespeare Frank Harris
  • Marlowe's glance brooded down on the mass of papers piled in the tray of his IN box.

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  • Shakespeare is not so representative of the Elizabethans as is Marlowe or Chapman.

    Personality in Literature Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  • "Marlowe, my people are strangling," the old Dovenilid said.

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British Dictionary definitions for Marlowe


Christopher. 1564–93, English dramatist and poet, who established blank verse as a creative form of dramatic expression. His plays include Tamburlaine the Great (1590), Edward II (?1592), and Dr Faustus (1604). He was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl
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