from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Murdoch, Dame (Jean) Iris 1919-1999. Irish-born writer whose intricate and philosophical novels include Under the Net (1954), The Sea, the Sea (1978), and Jackson's Dilemma (1996).
- Murdoch, (Keith) Rupert Born 1931. Australian-born American communications magnate whose worldwide media holdings include newspapers and magazines, book publishers, television networks, and film studios.
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- n. British writer (born in Ireland) known primarily for her novels (1919-1999)
- n. United States publisher (born in Australia in 1931)
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