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

  • Orwell, George Pen name of Eric Arthur Blair. 1903-1950. British writer whose books attack totalitarianism and reflect his concern with social justice. His works include the novels Animal Farm (1945) and 1984 (1949) and the essay collection Shooting an Elephant (1950).

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  • n. imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)


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