Burroughs

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biographical name Bur·roughs \ ˈbər-(ˌ)ōz , ˈbə-(ˌ)rōz \

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Edgar Rice 1875–1950 American writer

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John 1837–1921 American naturalist

Burroughs

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William Seward 1914–1997 American writer

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