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

  • Gutenberg, Johann or Johannes 1400?-1468? German printer who is traditionally considered the inventor of movable type. His Mazarin Bible (c. 1455) is believed to be the first book printed with such type.

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  • proper n. Johannes Gutenberg, a German printer who independently invented movable type (though it had previously been invented in East Asia centuries earlier).
  • proper n. Project Gutenberg.
  • proper n. A lunar crater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)


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