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  • Semitic noses had to be cropped, and as sensually attractive as was Stella Adler, she appeared in only three films, with her name Anglicized to Ardler.

    Marlon Brando: The King Who Would Be Man

  • Anglicized form of the Greek word diaconos, meaning a "runner,"

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Joseph Long had married Stjerne Svensdatter (name Anglicized to "Estelle," with the nickname Yeetah from babyhood); they had married when he finished apprenticeship to a chef; they had migrated after their first child.

    Time Enough For Love

  • They all have pretty 'Anglicized' names, but maybe that's just a cultural prejudice on my part.

    Friday Potpourri

  • But the spectacle of the dramatic exhibitions everywhere spoke a common language; and the dialogue, which, in parts of the Chester mysteries, is a kind of Anglicized French, and which, even if translated into the native tongue, was constantly interspersed with Latin, and therefore, but darkly and imperfectly understood, was greatly assisted by the perpetual interpretation which was presented before the eyes.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 539, March 24, 1832

  • Here a twofold pronunciation is often found, one "Anglicized," the other being an attempt to reproduce the original.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VIII No 2

  • The Atlantic looks back at a time when country clubs were restricted, names were Anglicized, and Jews were struggling to find their place in American society.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • His grandfather had emigrated to Canada and Anglicized his name at a time when Chinese immigrants were barely welcome.

    Profile of Vancouver architect Bing Thom

  • Curiously, however, just about all of them—Terry Robbins, Ted Gold, Mark Rudd, Kathy Boudin, Laura Whitehorn, and Bernardine Dohrn—came into the world with Anglicized names and moved through it even more deracinated than their parents.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • For a time in the 17th and 18th century, drawing room was challenged in more refined circles by the French world salon, which was sometimes Anglicized to saloon.

    Bryson's 'Short History' Of Household Objects

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