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Irving, Washington

Pronunciation: /ˈəːvɪŋ/
(1783–1859), American writer. He is best known for The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (1819–20), which contains such tales as ‘Rip Van Winkle’ and ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’.

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