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Angelou

[an-juh-loo] /ˈæn dʒəˌlu/
noun
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Maya [mah-yuh] /ˈmɑ yə/ (Show IPA), (Marguerite Johnson) 1928–2014, U.S. writer, playwright, and performer.
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Angelou

/ˈændʒəluː/
noun
1.
Maya, real name Marguerite Johnson. born 1928, US Black novelist, poet, and dramatist. Her works include the autobiographical novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970) and its sequels
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