Agnon

[ ag-non ]
/ ˈæg nɒn /

noun

Shmu·el Yo·sef [shmoo-el-yoh-suh f, -zuh f] /ˈʃmu ɛlˈyoʊ səf, -zəf/, Samuel Josef Czaczkes, 1888–1970, Israeli novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland: Nobel Prize 1966.

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British Dictionary definitions for agnon

Agnon

/ (ˈæɡnɒn) /

noun

Shmuel Yosef, real name Samuel Josef Czaczkes. 1888–1970, Israeli novelist, born in Austria-Hungary. His works, which treat contemporary Jewish themes, include The Day Before Yesterday (1945). Nobel prize for literature 1966
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