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

  • Dietrich, Marlene 1901-1992. German-born American actress and singer whose first internationally famous role was the sultry-voiced temptress in The Blue Angel (1930).

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  • n. United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)


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  • Dietrich is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and prolific novelist.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » AUTHOR INTERVIEW: William Dietrich, part 1

  • Pulizer Prize recipient, journalist, adventurer and novelist, Dietrich is masterful at meshing historical detail with breakneck pacing and high stakes, narrated by his hero Ethan Gage, rougish anti-hero who has a penchant for getting in trouble.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » AUTHOR INTERVIEW, William Dietrich, part 2

  • Today's subject, actress Marlene Dietrich, is one of my personal heroines.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: ICONS OF STYLE SERIES: Screen Siren Marlene Dietrich (PHOTOS)

  • William Dietrich is the author of eight novels, which have sold in twenty-eight languages, as well as several works of nonfiction.

    The Dakota Cipher by William Dietrich: Book summary

  • Dietrich is still married to the wonderful woman he met in college, has two grown daughters too fine to be deserved, and when not writing or reporting he reads, hikes, sails, watches even-the-most-awful movies, remodels, and waves around the Roman cavalry sword his wife got to inspire him.

    William Dietrich biography

  • The jackboot kissing Helmut Berger in Dietrich drag romps with the Boys in the Bund, while the rest of the British, Swedish, French, Italian and German cast mouth banalities in whichever of the languages the film is shown in. '

    GreenCine Daily: Visconti @ 100.

  • I have little doubt that Kingsley's object in retaining the name Dietrich for the Ost-gothic king was much the same as Johannes von Muller's.

    Roman and the Teuton

  • Bill Dietrich is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist whose fiction books have thus far taken his readers from the Roman Empire (Hadrian’s Wall, The Scourge of God) to futuristic Australia (Getting Back) and Antarctica (Ice Reich).

    Dusk Before the Dawn » 2007 » April

  • Yet whenever he is called Dietrich of Bern, it is because the real Theodoric, the most successful of Gothic conquerors, ruled at Verona.

    Roman and the Teuton

  • That well had been drilled to replace what was known as the Dietrich well, which the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission previously concluded had been contaminated by EnCana's drilling operations in the area.


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