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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gardner, Erle Stanley 1889-1970. American lawyer and detective novelist known for creating the character of Perry Mason, a clever attorney.
  • Gardner, Isabella Stewart 1840-1924. American collector and patron of the arts. She built a villa and gallery in Boston to house her exceptional collection of art objects and opened it to the public in 1903.

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  • proper n. A surname. Alternative spelling of Gardener.

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  • n. United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
  • n. writer of detective novels featuring Perry Mason (1889-1970)

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