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Altman

[awlt-muh n]
noun
  1. Robert,1925–2006, U.S. film director, producer, and screenwriter.
  2. Sidney,born 1939, U.S. biologist, born in Canada: shared Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1989.
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Examples from the Web for altman

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  • "We do say so, most decidedly," Mr. Altman was quick to remark.

  • Were her own garments much richer than those she ordered from Altman's?

    That Affair Next Door

    Anna Katharine Green

  • "Drive to Altman's," she said to the cabman, as she stepped inside the vehicle.

    A New Sensation

    Albert Ross

  • But Altman would see that they were delivered—every one of them.

    Spillthrough

    Daniel F. Galouye

  • Altman loosed a sarcastic laugh and turned to the inspector.

    Spillthrough

    Daniel F. Galouye


British Dictionary definitions for altman

Altman

noun
  1. Robert. US film director, 1925–2006; his films include M*A*S*H (1970), Nashville (1975), Short Cuts (1994), and Gosford Park (2001)
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