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

  • Ellison, Ralph Waldo 1914-1994. American writer whose novels Invisible Man (1952) and Juneteenth (2000) feature African-American characters struggling with issues of identity in American society.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

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  • n. United States novelist who wrote about a young Black man and his struggles in American society (1914-1994)

Etymologies

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From Ellis +‎ -son.

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