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Meyer

[mahy-er] /ˈmaɪ ər/
noun
1.
Adolf, 1866–1950, U.S. psychiatrist, born in Switzerland.
2.
Albert (Gregory) 1903–65, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman.
3.
Annie Florance Nathan, 1867–1951, U.S. writer and educator, a founder of Barnard College.
4.
Julius Lothar
[jool-yuh s loh-thahr;; German yoo-lee-oo s loh-tahr,, loh-tahr] /ˈdʒul yəs ˈloʊ θɑr;; German ˈyu li ʊs ˈloʊ tɑr,, loʊˈtɑr/ (Show IPA),
1830–95, German chemist.
5.
a male given name.
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  • This was the work known now to all the civilised world as "The Meyer Madonna."

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • Anna alone survived her mother, who married again after Meyer's death.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • Worthy Meyer returned home from his sister's thoroughly comforted.

    A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai
  • So Meyer allowed his daughter to follow her bent and adopt an artistic calling.

    A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai
  • Mr. Meyer found that he was learning a great deal he had not known before.

    A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai

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