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Melville

[mel-vil] /ˈmɛl vɪl/
noun
1.
Herman, 1819–91, U.S. novelist.
2.
Lake, a saltwater lake on the E coast of Labrador, Newfoundland, in E Canada, separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a narrow inlet: the mouth of the Churchill River is at its W end. About 1133 sq. mi. (2935 sq. km).
3.
a male given name.
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Melvillean, adjective, noun
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Melville

/ˈmɛlvɪl/
noun
1.
Herman. 1819–91, US novelist and short-story writer. Among his works, Moby Dick (1851) and Billy Budd (written 1891, published 1924) are outstanding
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