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

  • Sapir, Edward 1884-1939. American linguist and anthropologist noted for his studies of Native American languages and his theories on the ways in which language shapes our perceptions.

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  • n. anthropologist and linguist; studied languages of North American Indians (1884-1939)

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