Runyon

[ ruhn-yuh n ]
/ ˈrʌn yən /

noun

(Alfred) Da·mon [dey-muh n] /ˈdeɪ mən/, 1884–1946, U.S. journalist and short-story writer.
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Runyon

/ (ˈrʌnjən) /

noun

(Alfred) Damon . 1884–1946, US short-story writer, best known for his humorous tales about racy Broadway characters. His story collections include Guys and Dolls (1932), which became the basis of a musical (1950)
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