- Alice (Laid·law) [leyd-law] /ˈleɪdˌlɔ/, born 1931, Canadian short-story writer.
- H(ector) H(ugh)Saki, 1870–1916, Scottish novelist and short-story writer, born in Burma.
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Contemporary Examples of munro
Munro is a great writer; a wise writer; a free and brave, exacting, transformative, generous, and profoundly discreet writer.Alice Munro, Cinderella Story
October 12, 2013
I interviewed Munro once, in 1996, when her Selected Stories was published.
Munro grew up in the thirties in small towns around Lake Huron in Canada.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that Munro's first husband had died.
Munro is the first Canadian-based writer to ever win the Nobel literature award since it began in 1901.
Historical Examples of munro
But when he felt the blows of Munro, his spirit lay under the birch.
Night is the same as day to Le Subtil, when Munro waits for him.
You are not now to learn my opinion of your daughters, Colonel Munro.
"Wait till you're asked, Munro," he interrupted, with his ugliest of expressions.
"It's this way, Munro," said he, when he had got over his paroxysm.
- mountaineering any separate mountain peak over 3000 feet high: originally used of Scotland only but now sometimes extended to other parts of the British Isles
Word Origin for Munro
- Alice, original name Alice Laidlaw. born 1931, Canadian short-story writer; her books include Lives of Girls and Women (1971), The Moons of Jupiter (1982), and The Love of a Good Woman (1999); winner of the Booker international prize (2009) for a lifetime body of work
- H (ector) H (ugh), pen name Saki. 1870–1916, Scottish author, born in Burma (now Myanmar), noted for his collections of satirical short stories, such as Reginald (1904) and Beasts and Superbeasts (1914)