Alger

[ al-jer ]
/ ˈæl dʒər /
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noun

Horatio, Jr.,1834–99, U.S. novelist: author of a series of books for boys.
a male given name.
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Alger

/ (ˈældʒə) /

noun

Horatio. 1834–99, US author of adventure stories for boys, including Ragged Dick (1867)
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