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Dana, Richard Henry

Syllabification: Da·na, Richard Henry
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈdānə/

Definition of Dana, Richard Henry in English:

( 1815–82), US adventurer, lawyer, and writer. An expert in maritime law and an editor of an international law journal, he is most noted for the account of his voyage from Boston around Cape Horn to California in Two Years before the Mast (1840).

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