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Murray, Sir James

Syllabification: Mur·ray, Sir James
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈmərē/

Definition of Murray, Sir James in English:

( 1837–1915), Scottish lexicographer; full name Sir James Augustus Henry Murray. He was chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, but did not live to see the work completed.

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