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[mahn, man for 1, 3; man for 2] /mɑn, mæn for 1, 3; mæn for 2/
[hahyn-rik;; German hahyn-rikh] /ˈhaɪn rɪk;; German ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA),
1871–1950, German novelist and dramatist, in the U.S. after 1940 (brother of Thomas Mann).
Horace, 1796–1859, U.S. educational reformer: instrumental in establishing the first normal school in the U.S. 1839.
[tom-uh s;; German toh-mahs] /ˈtɒm əs;; German ˈtoʊ mɑs/ (Show IPA),
1875–1955, German novelist and critic, in the U.S. after 1937: Nobel prize 1929. Unabridged
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  • As we drove back to town, Mr. Mann expressed great disappointment with our visit.

    Reminiscences, 1819-1899 Julia Ward Howe.
  • But—I am so 'shamed, so 'shamed that I must sit and see my Mann make this.

    Free Air Sinclair Lewis
  • "I never met but one girl who could at all compare with our Clemence," said Mrs. Mann.

    Clemence Retta Babcock
  • Mann's face was a shade more purple for an instant, but he went on, unctuously.

    A Woman for Mayor Helen M. Winslow
  • Again Mr. Mann looked round cautiously and again lowered his voice, which had risen.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for Mann


/German man/
Heinrich (ˈhainrɪç). 1871–1950, German novelist: works include Professor Unrat (1905), which was filmed as The Blue Angel (1928), and Man of Straw (1918)
his brother, Thomas (ˈtoːmas). 1875–1955, German novelist, in the US after 1937. His works deal mainly with the problem of the artist in bourgeois society and include the short story Death in Venice (1913) and the novels Buddenbrooks (1900), The Magic Mountain (1924), and Doctor Faustus (1947): Nobel prize for literature 1929
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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