[ taw-ler, tol-er; German taw-luh r ]
/ ˈtɔ lər, ˈtɒl ər; German ˈtɔ lər /
Ernst [urnst; German ernst] /ɜrnst; German ɛrnst/, 1893–1939, German dramatist.
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/ (German ˈtɔlər) /
Ernst (ɛrnst). 1893–1939, German dramatist and revolutionary, noted particularly for his expressionist plays, esp Masse Mensch (1921)
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