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Bloomfield

[ bloom-feeld ]
/ ˈblumˌfild /
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noun

Leonard, 1887–1949, U.S. linguist and educator.
a city in NE New Jersey.
a town in N Connecticut.

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Bloomfield
/ (ˈbluːmˌfiːld) /

noun

Leonard . 1887–1949, US linguist, influential for his strictly scientific and descriptive approach to comparative linguistics; author of Language (1933)
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