Tolkien

[tohl-keen, tol-]
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noun

J(ohn) R(onald) R(eu·el) [roo-uh l] /ˈru əl/, 1892–1973, English novelist, philologist, and teacher, born in South Africa.

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Tolkien

noun

J (ohn) R (onald) R (euel). 1892–1973, British philologist and writer, born in South Africa. He is best known for The Hobbit (1937), the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954–55), and the posthumously published The Silmarillion (1977)
Derived FormsTolkienesque, adjective

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