from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Marquand, John Phillips 1893-1960. American writer who created the Japanese sleuth Mr. Moto and wrote comic novels about rich New England families, including Wickford Point (1939).
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- n. United States writer who created the Japanese detective Mr. Moto and wrote other novels as well (1893-1960)
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