Newman

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New·man | \ˈnü-mən, ˈnyü-\

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Barnett 1905–1970 originally Baruch Newman American painter

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Definition of Newman (Entry 2 of 3)

John Henry 1801–1890 English cardinal and writer

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Definition of Newman (Entry 3 of 3)

Paul (Leonard) 1925–2008 American actor

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