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Altman

[awlt-muh n] /ˈɔlt mən/
noun
1.
Robert, 1925–2006, U.S. film director, producer, and screenwriter.
2.
Sidney, born 1939, U.S. biologist, born in Canada: shared Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1989.
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  • "We do say so, most decidedly," Mr. Altman was quick to remark.

    The Phantom of the River Edward S. Ellis
  • Were her own garments much richer than those she ordered from Altman's?

    That Affair Next Door Anna Katharine Green
  • "Drive to Altman's," she said to the cabman, as she stepped inside the vehicle.

    A New Sensation Albert Ross
  • But Altman would see that they were delivered—every one of them.

    Spillthrough Daniel F. Galouye
  • The inspector started, looked at the form on the apron, back at Brad, then at Altman.

    Spillthrough Daniel F. Galouye
British Dictionary definitions for Altman

Altman

/ˈɔːltmən/
noun
1.
Robert. US film director, 1925–2006; his films include M*A*S*H (1970), Nashville (1975), Short Cuts (1994), and Gosford Park (2001)
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