Orwell

[ awr-wel, -wuh l ]
/ ˈɔr wɛl, -wəl /
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noun

GeorgeEric Arthur Blair, 1903–50, English novelist and essayist.

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Orwell

/ (ˈɔːwəl, -wɛl) /

noun

George, real name Eric Arthur Blair. 1903–50, English novelist and essayist, born in India. He is notable for his social criticism, as in The Road to Wigan Pier (1932); his account of his experiences of the Spanish Civil War Homage to Catalonia (1938); and his satirical novels Animal Farm (1945), an allegory on the Russian Revolution, and 1984 (1949), in which he depicts an authoritarian state of the future
Derived FormsOrwellian (ɔːˈwɛlɪən), adjective

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