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Mumford

[muhm-ferd] /ˈmʌm fərd/
noun
1.
Lewis, 1895–1990, U.S. author and social scientist.
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  • General Gregg and a considerable part of his command were captured by Rosser and Mumford.

    From Manassas to Appomattox James Longstreet
  • If he played the way he played yesterday and to-day he might have a chance against Mumford.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Mrs. Mumford's big kind face was radiant; she had already four small grandsons; this was the first grand-daughter.

    The Heart of Rachael Kathleen Norris
  • Time was called for an injury to Mumford, but he was soon on his feet again.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Mr. Dorrell wants some one to help him, and Mr. Mumford suggests you: speaks well of you, you know.

    King of the Air Herbert Strang
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Mumford

/ˈmʌmfəd/
noun
1.
Lewis. 1895–1990, US sociologist, whose works are chiefly concerned with the relationship between man and his environment. They include The City in History (1962) and Roots of Contemporary Architecture (1972)
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