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Andersen

[an-der-suh n]
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noun
  1. Hans Christian [hanz] /hænz/, 1805–75, Danish author, especially of fairy tales.
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  • So he fashioned a tale, partly from recollections of Andersen but mostly from his own fancy.

    David Dunne

    Belle Kanaris Maniates

  • This Melchoir is a very dear friend of Andersen, who lives with him a portion of the time.

    Up The Baltic

    Oliver Optic

  • Why, it looks like—no, it cannot be—yes, it is Mr. Andersen.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

    Amanda Millie Douglas

  • Then Mr. Andersen told his voyage all over again, and that he had come for good.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

    Amanda Millie Douglas

  • She and Daisy and Mr. Andersen talked German, and had no end of fun.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

    Amanda Millie Douglas


British Dictionary definitions for andersen

Andersen

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