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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

  • The inspector started, looked at the form on the apron, back at Brad, then at Altman.

    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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