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Thurber, James

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Pronunciation: /ˈθəːbə
 
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Definition of Thurber, James in English:

( 1894–1961), American humorist and cartoonist; full name James Grover Thurber. His collections of essays, stories, and sketches include My World—And Welcome to It (1942), which contains the story ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’.

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