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

  • Sinclair, Upton Beall 1878-1968. American writer and reformer. His concern with social justice is apparent in his novels, including The Jungle (1906) and Boston (1928).

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  • proper n. A Scottish surname, that of a clan, derived from St Claire to whom their churches were dedicated.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.

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  • n. English electrical engineer who founded a company that introduced many innovative products (born in 1940)
  • n. United States writer whose novels argued for social reform (1878-1968)

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