Twain

[ tweyn ]
/ tweɪn /

noun

Mark, pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

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Definition for mark twain (2 of 2)

Clemens
[ klem-uh nz ]
/ ˈklɛm ənz /

noun

RogerWilliam Roger ClemensThe Rocket,born 1962, U.S. baseball pitcher.
Samuel Lang·horne [lang-hawrn, -ern] /ˈlæŋ hɔrn, -ərn/, Mark Twain,1835–1910, U.S. author and humorist.
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British Dictionary definitions for mark twain (1 of 3)

Clemens
/ (ˈklɛmənz) /

noun

Samuel Langhorne (ˈlæŋˌhɔːn)See Twain

British Dictionary definitions for mark twain (2 of 3)

twain
/ (tweɪn) /

determiner, noun

an archaic word for two

Word Origin for twain

Old English twēgen; related to Old Saxon twēne, Old High German zwēne, Old Norse tveir, Gothic twai

British Dictionary definitions for mark twain (3 of 3)

Twain
/ (tweɪn) /

noun

Mark, pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens . 1835–1910, US novelist and humorist, famous for his classics The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885)
Shania (ʃəˈnaɪə), real name Eilleen Regina Edwards. born 1965, Canadian country-rock singer; her bestselling recordings include The Woman In Me (1995) Come On Over (1997), and UP! (2002)
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