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[slohn] /sloʊn/
John, 1871–1951, U.S. painter.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This was flight; or so it appeared to Mr. Sloan, as he watched the young man disappear over the brow of the hill.

    Dark Hollow Anna Katherine Green
  • Sloan wrote and asked me to get a man to look after it, and I did.

    The Plunderer Roy Norton
  • Sloan arose and cordially shook hands with the new-comer, who then for the first time, apparently, caught sight of Elmendorf.

  • Sloan finally had quarreled with the Erie—it was a way he ofttimes had.

  • For three hectic quarters, with the tide of victory or defeat now surging towards Bliss—now towards Sloan, the battle raged.

    The Upward Path Various
British Dictionary definitions for Sloan


John. 1871–1951, US painter and etcher, a leading member of the group of realistic painters known as the Ash Can School. His pictures of city scenes include McSorley's Bar (1912) and Backyards, Greenwich Village (1914)
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