[ shpee-ree, spee- ]
/ ˈʃpi ri, ˈspi- /
Jo·han·na [German yaw-hah-nah; English joh-han-uh-, -an-uh] /German yɔˈhɑ nɑ; English dʒoʊˈhæn ə-, -ˈæn ə/, 1827–1901, Swiss author.
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Examples from the Web for spyri
To defray the expense of the costumes, a play was given,—Spyri's Heidi.