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Ellis

[ el-is ]
/ ˈɛl ɪs /
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Alexander John Alexander John Sharpe, 1814–90, English phonetician and mathematician.
(Henry) Have·lock [hav-lok], /ˈhæv lɒk/, 1859–1939, English psychologist and writer.
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Ellis
/ (ˈɛlɪs) /

noun
Alexander John . 1814–90, English philologist: made the first systematic survey of the phonology of British dialects
(Henry) Havelock (ˈhævlɒk). 1859–1939, English essayist: author of works on the psychology of sex
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Ellis
[ ĕlĭs ]
(Henry) Havelock 1859-1939

British psychologist and writer known for his pioneering works on sexuality, such as Studies in the Psychology of Sex (seven volumes, 1897-1928).
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