Thoreau

[thuh-roh, thawr-oh, thohr-oh]
Related formsTho·reau·vi·an [thuh-roh-vee-uh n] /θəˈroʊ vi ən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for henry david thoreau

Thoreau

noun
  1. Henry David. 1817–62, US writer, noted esp for Walden, or Life in the Woods (1854), an account of his experiment in living in solitude. A powerful social critic, his essay Civil Disobedience (1849) influenced such dissenters as Gandhi
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