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Walter

[vahl-ter for 1; wawl-ter for 2, 3]
noun
1.
Bruno [broo-noh] , (Bruno Schlesinger) 1876–1962, German opera and symphony conductor, in U.S. after 1939.
2.
Thomas Ustick [yoo-stik] , 1804–87, U.S. architect.
3.
a male given name.
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Walter
 
n
1.  Bruno (ˈbruːno), real name Bruno Walter Schlesinger. 1876--1962, US conductor, born in Germany: famous for his performances of Haydn, Mozart, and Mahler
2.  John. 1739--1812, English publisher; founded The Daily Universal Register (1785), which in 1788 became The Times

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Walter
masc. proper name, from O.N.Fr. Waltier (O.Fr. Gautier), of Gmc. origin; cf. O.H.G. Walthari, Walthere, lit. "ruler of the army," from waltan "to rule" (see wield) + hari "host, army" (see harry). Walter Mitty (1939) is from title character in "The
Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by U.S. short story writer James Thurber.
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