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Farrell

[ far-uhl ]
/ ˈfær əl /
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noun

Eileen, 1920–2002, U.S. soprano.
Suzanne Roberta Sue Ficker, born 1945, U.S. ballerina.
James T(homas), 1904–79, U.S. novelist.

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Farrell
/ (ˈfærəl) /

noun

Colin (James) . born 1976, Irish film actor; he appeared in the TV series Ballykissangel before starring in the films Tigerland (2000), Minority Report (2002), Alexander (2004), and In Bruges (2008)
J (ames) G (ordon) 1935–79, British novelist: author of Troubles (1970), The Siege of Krishnapur (1973), and The Singapore Grip (1978)
James T (homas) 1904–79, US writer. His works include the trilogy Young (1932), The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan (1934), and Judgment Day (1935)
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