Santayana

[ san-tee-an-uh; -ah-nuh; Spanish sahn-tah-yah-nah ]
/ ˌsæn tiˈæn ə; -ˈɑ nə; Spanish ˌsɑn tɑˈyɑ nɑ /
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noun

George,1863–1952, Spanish philosopher and writer in the U.S.; in Europe after 1912.
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Santayana

/ (ˌsæntɪˈænə) /

noun

George. 1863–1952, US philosopher, poet, and critic, born in Spain. His works include The Life of Reason (1905–06) and The Realms of Being (1927–40)
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