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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Syllabification: Haw·thorne, Nathaniel
Pronunciation: /ˈhôˌTHôrn

Definition of Hawthorne, Nathaniel in English:

( 1804–64), US novelist and short-story writer. Much of his fiction explores guilt, sin, and morality. Notable works: The Scarlet Letter (1850), The House of Seven Gables (1851), and The Marble Faun (1860).

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