[vurn; French vern]
- Jules [joolz; French zhyl] /dʒulz; French ʒül/, 1828–1905, French novelist.
- a male given name, form of Vernon.
- a town in S California.
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Examples from the Web for verne
My immediate chief was a Lieutenant Colonel Verne L. Bowers, clearly picked out by Eisenhower as a highly talented staff officer.I Saw Nuclear Armageddon Sitting on My Desk
November 10, 2014
I ask Cuco how The Verne Club gets illegal, over-proof alcohol like absinthe through the fine-toothed comb of Argentine customs.
The Verne Club is a hip, steampunky cocktail club in Palermo Soho inspired by, you guessed it, Jules Verne.
Many of Verne's best stories were never translated from the French.
Please don't reprint any of Poe's, Wells', or Verne's works.
The impression produced by Verne's work isn't usually vague.Sacrifice
Stephen French Whitman
But I think it may be regarded as proof that Verne cannot be burlesqued.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 3, 1876-1885
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
That it's ironic that the letters in Verne's name, rearranged, spell 'never.'The Fantasy Fan January 1934
- Jules (ʒyl). 1828–1905, French writer, esp of science fiction, such as Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (1870) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)
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