Irving

[ ur-ving ]
/ ˈɜr vɪŋ /
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noun

Sir HenryJohn Henry Brodribb, 1838–1905, English actor.
John,born 1942, U.S. novelist.
Washington,1783–1859, U.S. essayist, story writer, and historian.
a city in NE Texas, near Dallas.
a male given name.

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Irving

/ (ˈɜːvɪŋ) /

noun

Sir Henry. real name John Henry Brodribb. 1838–1905, English actor and manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London (1878–1902)
Washington. 1783–1859, US essayist and short-story writer, noted for The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1820), which contains the stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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