Wharton

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Whar·​ton | \ ˈ(h)wȯr-tᵊn How to pronounce Wharton (audio) \

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Edith Newbold 1862–1937 née Jones American novelist

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“Wharton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wharton. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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