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White, Gilbert

Pronunciation: /wʌɪt/
(1720–93), English clergyman and naturalist. He wrote many letters to friends on aspects of natural history in his native village of Selborne, Hampshire; these were published in 1789 as The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, which has remained in print ever since.

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