Merton

[ mur-tn ]
/ ˈmɜr tn /

noun

Robert King, 1910–2003, U.S. sociologist.
Thomas, 1915–68, U.S. poet and religious writer, born in France.
a borough of Greater London, England.

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British Dictionary definitions for Merton (1 of 2)

Merton1
/ (ˈmɜːtən) /

noun

a borough in SW Greater London. Pop: 191 400 (2003 est). Area: 38 sq km (15 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for Merton (2 of 2)

Merton2
/ (ˈmɜːtən) /

noun

Thomas (Feverel). 1915–68, US writer, monk, and mystic; noted esp for his autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain (1948)
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