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Lewis, Sinclair

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Pronunciation: /ˈluːɪs
 
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Definition of Lewis, Sinclair in English:

( 1885–1951), American novelist, known for satirical works such as Main Street (1920), Babbitt (1922), and Elmer Gantry (1927); full name Harry Sinclair Lewis. He was the first American writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature (1930).

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