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Riis

[rees]
noun
  1. Jacob August,1849–1914, U.S. journalist and social reformer, born in Denmark.
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Historical Examples

  • Riis called the story of his life, The Making of an American.

    Heroes of To-Day

    Mary R. Parkman

  • Riis and Mrs. Riis (together, starting up from their chairs).

    Three Comedies

    Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson

  • Riis (coming out of his room, with his hat on, and drawing on his gloves).

    Three Comedies

    Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson

  • RIIS comes in from outside, with an opened letter in his hand.

    Three Comedies

    Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson

  • Because in the first place it was not Miss Riis that fell, but your precious son.

    Three Comedies

    Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson