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Emerson

[ em-er-suhn ]
/ ˈɛm ər sən /
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noun

Ralph Wal·do, [wawl-doh, wol-], /ˈwɔl doʊ, ˈwɒl-/, 1803–82, U.S. essayist and poet.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Emerson

Em·er·so·ni·an [em-er-soh-nee-uhn], /ˌɛm ərˈsoʊ ni ən/, adjectivepro-Em·er·so·ni·an, adjective, noun
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Emerson
/ (ˈɛməsən) /

noun

Ralph Waldo. (rælf ˈwɔːldəʊ). 1803–82, US poet, essayist, and transcendentalist
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