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Ives

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noun
Burl (I·cle I·van·hoe) [burl-ik-uhl ahy-vuhn-hoh], /ˈbɜrl ˈɪk əl ˈaɪ vənˌhoʊ/, 1909–1995, U.S. actor and folk singer.
Charles Edward, 1874–1954, U.S. composer.
Frederic Eugene, 1856–1937, U.S. inventor.
James Mer·ritt [jeymz-mer-it], /ˈdʒeɪmz ˈmɛr ɪt/, 1824–95, U.S. lithographer.Compare Currier.
a male given name.
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Ives
/ (aɪvz) /

noun
Charles Edward. 1874–1954, US composer, noted for his innovative use of polytonality, polyrhythms, and quarter tones. His works include Second Piano Sonata: Concord (1915), five symphonies, chamber music, and songs
Frederick Eugene. 1856–1937, US inventor of halftone photography
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