Thoreau

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biographical name Tho·reau \thə-ˈrō, thȯ-; ˈthȯr-(ˌ)ō, ˈthər-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of Thoreau

  1. Henry David 1817–1862 originally David Henry Thoreau American writer

Thoreauvian

play \thə-ˈrō-vē-ən, thȯ-\ adjective

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