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Melville, Herman

Pronunciation: /ˈmelvəl/ /-ˌvil/
(1819–91), US novelist and short-story writer. His experiences on a whaling ship formed the basis of several novels, notably Moby Dick (1851). Other notable works: White-Jacket (1850), The Confidence Man (1857), and Billy Budd (first published in 1924).

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Syllabification: Mel·ville, Herman

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