Ruskin

biographical name
Rus·​kin | \ ˈrə-skən How to pronounce Ruskin (audio) \

Definition of Ruskin

John 1819–1900 English essayist, critic, and reformer

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Ruskinian \ ˌrə-​ˈski-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Ruskinian (audio) \ adjective

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