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Mallon

[mal-uh n] /ˈmæl ən/
noun
1.
Mary ("Typhoid Mary") 1869?–1938, U.S. cook, born in Ireland: known immune carrier of typhoid fever who infected many with the disease, institutionalized in 1914.
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