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Alger, Horatio Syllabification: Al·ger, Horatio
Pronunciation: /ˈaljər/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Alger, Horatio in English:

Jr. ( 1832–99), US author. His novels, most notably Ragged Dick (1867), were infused with the message that honest hard work can overcome poverty.

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