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Hoffmann

[hof-muh n; for 1, 2 also German hawf-mahn]
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  1. E(rnst) T(he·o·dor) A(ma·de·us) (Wil·helm) [ernst tey-aw-dohr ah-mah-dey-oo s vil-helm] /ɛrnst ˈteɪ ɔˌdoʊr ˌɑ mɑˈdeɪ ʊs ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1776–1822, German author, composer, and illustrator.
  2. Jo·sef [joh-zuh f, -suh f] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf/, 1870–1956, Viennese architect and designer, born in Austria-Hungary.
  3. Ro·ald [roh-uh l, -ahl] /ˈroʊ əl, -ɑl/, born 1937, U.S. chemist, born in Poland: Nobel Prize 1981.
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