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[won-uh-mey-ker] /ˈwɒn əˌmeɪ kər/
John, 1838–1922, U.S. merchant and philanthropist. Unabridged
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  • If it's ten dollars, "Sale at Wanamaker's, latest style French hats $9.98."

    Crimes of Charity Konrad Bercovici
  • Wanamaker attracted to himself the forces that make a merchant prince.

    The Victorious Attitude Orison Swett Marden
  • Postmaster-General Wanamaker had already subscribed $1000 in Philadelphia.

    History of the Johnstown Flood Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • She left this at Wanamaker's, ducking and dodging through the crowded aisles.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy Harold MacGrath
  • When you visit Wanamaker's you do not have to buy unless you choose.

    The Children's Six Minutes Bruce S. Wright
  • This is the father of the brave little boy in Wanamaker's store.

    The Conquest of America Cleveland Moffett
  • Kansas sent a great quantity of flour, and Mr. Wanamaker of Philadelphia shipped cargoes worth half a million dollars.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • No, she thinks One-Eye's too homely to dance, or go callin', or take t' Wanamaker's.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy Eleanor Gates
  • Mr. Wanamaker had been particularly interested in Booker Washington122 and his work for many years.

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    Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
  • He accepted Mr. Wanamaker's invitation because he was in the North and his host was a Northerner.

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