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Mumford

[muhm-ferd] /ˈmʌm fərd/
noun
1.
Lewis, 1895–1990, U.S. author and social scientist.
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  • If he played the way he played yesterday and to-day he might have a chance against Mumford.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Time was called for an injury to Mumford, but he was soon on his feet again.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • For the simple reason that Mumford's is on the other side of the road.

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  • It is Mumford's pump, for I have just bruised my wrist against the handle.

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  • "We must be sure Mrs. Mumford and that Bartley person are both there," says she.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
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Mumford

/ˈmʌmfəd/
noun
1.
Lewis. 1895–1990, US sociologist, whose works are chiefly concerned with the relationship between man and his environment. They include The City in History (1962) and Roots of Contemporary Architecture (1972)
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