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[haw-thawrn] /ˈhɔˌθɔrn/
Nathaniel, 1804–64, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
a city in SW California, SW of Los Angeles.
a city in NE New Jersey. Unabridged
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Nathaniel. 1804–64, US novelist and short-story writer: his works include the novels The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Seven Gables (1851) and the children's stories Tanglewood Tales (1853)
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