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Animal Farm

noun
1.
a political satire (1945) by George Orwell.
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(1945) A novel of satire by George Orwell. Animals take over a farm to escape human tyranny, but the pigs treat the other animals worse than the people did. A famous quotation from the book is “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

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