[ mur-dok ]
/ ˈmɜr dɒk /


(Dame) (Jean) Iris,1919–99, British novelist and philosopher, born in Ireland.
(Keith) Rupert,born 1931, U.S. publisher and media mogul, born in Australia.
a male given name.



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/ (ˈmɜːdɒk) /


Dame (Jean) Iris . 1919–99, British writer. Her books include The Bell (1958), A Severed Head (1961), The Sea, The Sea (1978), which won the Booker Prize, The Philosopher's Pupil (1983), and Existentialists and Mystics (1997)
(Keith) Rupert. born 1931, US publisher and media entrepreneur, born in Australia; chairman of News International Ltd (including Times Newspapers Ltd), 20th Century-Fox, and HarperCollins
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