Whitman

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Whit·​man | \ ˈ(h)wit-mən How to pronounce Whitman (audio) \

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Marcus 1802–1847 and his wife Narcissa 1808–1847 née Prentiss American missionaries and pioneers

Whitman

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Definition of Whitman (Entry 2 of 2)

Walt \ ˈwȯlt How to pronounce Whitman (audio) \ 1819–1892 originally Walter Whitman American poet

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Whitmanesque \ ˌ(h)wit-​mə-​ˈnesk How to pronounce Whitmanesque (audio) \ or Whitmanian \ (h)wit-​ˈmā-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Whitmanian (audio) \ adjective

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“Whitman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whitman. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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