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Great Gatsby, The

[gats-bee]
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  1. a novel (1925) by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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The Great Gatsby

(1925) A novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, recounting the rise and fall of Jay Gatsby, who lives extravagantly from bootlegging and other criminal activities. He loves a beautiful woman, Daisy, who is the cause of his downfall.

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