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

  • Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker 1892-1973. American writer whose life as a missionary in China lent a vivid immediacy to her novels, including The Good Earth (1931). She won the 1938 Nobel Prize for literature.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name


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