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Marlowe

[ mahr-loh ]
/ ˈmɑr loʊ /
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noun

Christopher, 1564–93, English dramatist and poet.
Julia Sarah Frances Frost Sothern, 1866–1950, U.S. actress born in England (wife of E. H. Sothern).

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Marlowe
/ (ˈmɑːləʊ) /

noun

Christopher. 1564–93, English dramatist and poet, who established blank verse as a creative form of dramatic expression. His plays include Tamburlaine the Great (1590), Edward II (?1592), and Dr Faustus (1604). He was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl
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