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Irving, Washington

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Definition of Irving, Washington in English:

( 1783–1859), US 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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