Jamesthe Admirable Crichton, 1560?–82, Scottish scholar and linguist.
Michael,1942–2008, U.S. novelist. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of crichton

  • “The YA market is growing up faster than in years past, because of news, blogs, and Internet content,” Crichton explains.

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    The Next Twilight?

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    March 20, 2009

Historical Examples of crichton

British Dictionary definitions for crichton



James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
(John) Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)
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