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Farquhar, George

Line breaks: George Far|quhar
Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːkə
 
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Definition of Farquhar, George in English:

( 1678–1707), Irish dramatist. He was a principal figure in Restoration comedy. Notable works: The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707).

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