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Andersen

[ an-der-suhn ]
/ ˈæn dər sən /
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noun

Hans Christian [hanz], /hænz/, 1805–75, Danish author, especially of fairy tales.

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Andersen
/ (ˈændəsən) /

noun

Hans Christian. 1805–75, Danish author of fairy tales, including The Ugly Duckling, The Tin Soldier, and The Snow Queen
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