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Achebe, Chinua

Syllabification: A·che·be, Chinua
Pronunciation: /äˈCHābā
 
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Definition of Achebe, Chinua in English:

( 1930–2013), Nigerian novelist, poet, short-story writer, and essayist; born Albert Chinualumgu. Notable works: Things Fall Apart (1958), A Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1988). Nobel Prize for Literature (1989).

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