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

  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1749-1832. German writer and scientist. A master of poetry, drama, and the novel, he spent 50 years on his two-part dramatic poem Faust (published 1808 and 1832). He also conducted scientific research in various fields, notably botany, and held several governmental positions.

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  • proper n. A German surname.

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  • n. German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)

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