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Wayne

[ weyn ]
/ weɪn /
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noun

Anthony "Mad Anthony", 1745–96, American Revolutionary War general.
John Marion Michael Morrison; "Duke", 1907–79, U.S. film actor.
a township in N New Jersey.
a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “wagonmaker.”

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Wayne
/ (weɪn) /

noun

John, real name Marion Michael Morrison. 1907–79, US film actor, noted esp for his many Westerns, which include Stagecoach (1939), The Alamo (1960), and True Grit (1969), for which he won an Oscar
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