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

  • Conrad, Joseph 1857-1924. Polish-born British novelist noted as a master of atmosphere and narrative technique. His works include Lord Jim (1900), Heart of Darkness (1902), and Nostromo (1904).

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  • proper n. A male given name.

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  • n. English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924)


Germanic name Konrad, notably worn by Holy Roman Emperors and two saints, from Proto-Germanic *kōniz (“bold, brave”) + *rēdan (“counsel”). Cognate of Dutch Koenraad. (Wiktionary)



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