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

  • Stein, Gertrude 1874-1946. American writer of experimental novels, poetry, essays, operas, and plays. In Paris during the 1920s she was a central member of a group of American expatriates that included Ernest Hemingway. Her works include Three Lives (1908), Tender Buttons (1914), and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933).

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname from a Scots diminutive of Stephen.
  • proper n. A surname anglicized from the German surname Stein.


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