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Howells, William Dean Syllabification: How·ells, William Dean
Pronunciation: /ˈhou-əlz/

Definition of Howells, William Dean in English:

( 1837–1920), US writer and critic. He was editor-in-chief of Atlantic Monthly magazine 1871–81. His novels include The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885) and A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890).

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