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Melville

[ mel-vil ]
/ ˈmɛl vɪl /
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noun

Herman, 1819–91, U.S. novelist.
Lake, a saltwater lake on the E coast of Labrador, Newfoundland, in E Canada, separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a narrow inlet: the mouth of the Churchill River is at its W end. About 1,133 sq. mi. (2,935 sq. km).
a male given name.

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British Dictionary definitions for Melville

Melville
/ (ˈmɛlvɪl) /

noun

Herman. 1819–91, US novelist and short-story writer. Among his works, Moby Dick (1851) and Billy Budd (written 1891, published 1924) are outstanding
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