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  1. J(ohn) P(hillips),1893–1960, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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Examples from the Web for marquand

Historical Examples

  • Mr. Marquand appeared to have forgotten their presence entirely.

    The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico

    Frank Gee Patchin

  • Mr. Marquand, as soon as he got his opponent down, quickly disarmed him.

  • Mr. Marquand let out a yell the moment he reached the bottom.

  • "There are hidden mines in the State," informed Mr. Marquand.

  • I made sure of that before I decided to come with Mr. Marquand.

British Dictionary definitions for marquand


  1. J (ohn) P (hillips). 1893–1960, US novelist, noted for his stories featuring the Japanese detective Mr Moto and for his satirical comedies of New England life, such as The Late George Apley (1937)
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