Definition of Maugham, Somerset in English:

Maugham, Somerset

Line breaks: Som¦er|set Maugham
Pronunciation: /mɔːm
( 1874–1965), British novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist, born in France; full name William Somerset Maugham. Notable works: Of Human Bondage (novel, 1915), The Moon and Sixpence (novel, 1919), East of Suez (play, 1922), and Cakes and Ale (novel, 1930).

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