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Burroughs

[bur-ohz, buhr-] /ˈbɜr oʊz, ˈbʌr-/
noun
1.
Edgar Rice, 1875–1950, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
2.
John, 1837–1921, U.S. naturalist and essayist.
3.
William Seward, 1855–98, U.S. inventor of the adding machine.
4.
his grandson, William S(eward) 1914–1997, U.S. novelist.
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Burroughs

/ˈbʌrəʊz/
noun
1.
Edgar Rice. 1875–1950, US novelist, author of the Tarzan stories
2.
William S(eward). 1914–97, US novelist, noted for his experimental works exploring themes of drug addiction, violence, and homosexuality. His novels include Junkie (1953), The Naked Lunch (1959), and Interzone (1989)
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