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Maugham

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noun

W(illiam) Som·er·set [suhm-er-set, -sit], /ˈsʌm ərˌsɛt, -sɪt/, 1874–1965, English novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer.

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Maugham
/ (ˈmɔːm) /

noun

W (illiam) Somerset. 1874–1965, English writer. His works include the novels Of Human Bondage (1915) and Cakes and Ale (1930), short stories, and comedies
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